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==Description==
 
==Description==
You have to like tomatoes, but this is a good way to use up summer garden vegetables.
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Tomato salad <ref>{{cite journal|url=http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Simple-Marinated-Tomato-Salad |title= Taste of Home |year=1999|pages=44|publisher=Taste of Home|work=}}</ref><ref>{{cite book|last=Bourdain|first=Anthony |title=anthony bourdain's LES HALLES COOKBOOK Strategies, Recipes and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking with José De Meirelles & Philippe Lajaunie |year=2004|publisher=Bloomsbury, New York and London|isbn=158234180X (hc)|pages=64}}</ref> is a light summer salad.
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== Ingredients ==
 
== Ingredients ==
* [[tomato]]es
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* 2 lb heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
* [[bell pepper]]s
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* coarse sea salt
* sweet [[pickles]] or [[relish]]
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* freshly ground black pepper
* [[mayonnaise]]
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* 1 red onion, thinly sliced
* Ritz crackers
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* 1 garlic clove, slightly crushed
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* 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
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* 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
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* 1 sprig of fresh basil, leaves only
  
 
== Directions ==
 
== Directions ==
# Layer chopped tomatoes (fairly thick layer)
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Sit the tomato wedges in a strainer and cover with 1/2 tbs of sea salt and 1/2 tbsp black pepper. Marinate for ~30 min, then brush off. Do the same for the sliced onions, but separately. Stab the garlic with a fork and rub the clove inside a salad bowl, then include the olive oil and vinegar, whisking together. Sprinkle in salt & pepper. Include the tomatoes, onion and basil leaves and toss.
# Layer chopped bell peppers (thin to medium thick layer)
 
# Layer sweet pickles or relish (thin or medium thick)
 
# Top with a layer of mayonnaise
 
# finally add a layer of finely crushed Ritz crackers.  
 
# Cover and leave in refrigerator overnight.  
 
  
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==References==
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<References/>
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[[North American cuisine]]
 
[[Category:North American cuisine]]
 
[[Category:North American cuisine]]
 
[[Category:Bell pepper Recipes]]
 
[[Category:Bell pepper Recipes]]

Revision as of 12:57, 17 April 2012

Description

Tomato salad [1][2] is a light summer salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
  • coarse sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, slightly crushed
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 sprig of fresh basil, leaves only

Directions

Sit the tomato wedges in a strainer and cover with 1/2 tbs of sea salt and 1/2 tbsp black pepper. Marinate for ~30 min, then brush off. Do the same for the sliced onions, but separately. Stab the garlic with a fork and rub the clove inside a salad bowl, then include the olive oil and vinegar, whisking together. Sprinkle in salt & pepper. Include the tomatoes, onion and basil leaves and toss.


References

  1. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 1999. pp. 44. http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Simple-Marinated-Tomato-Salad. 
  2. Bourdain, Anthony (2004). anthony bourdain's LES HALLES COOKBOOK Strategies, Recipes and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking with José De Meirelles & Philippe Lajaunie. Bloomsbury, New York and London. pp. 64. ISBN 158234180X (hc). 

North American cuisine