Tomato Olive Oil Salad RecipeAugust 3rd, 2016
At their peak of ripeness, summer’s heirloom tomatoes explode with sweet, robust flavor—which you don’t want to overpower with creamy dressing. Instead, show off heirlooms in a simple salad of fresh herbs, shallot, full-bodied olive oil, and flaky sea salt. It tastes gourmet, yet requires no cooking—what could be better?
Tomato Olive Oil Salad
Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
3 heirloom tomatoes, sliced into rounds
1/2 cup chopped mixed herbs (mint, cilantro, chives)
1 large shallot, thinly sliced
Large pinch large-flake sea salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
Toss tomatoes with herbs and shallot. Arrange on a platter and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.
Photo credit: Paul Delmont