Heirloom Tomato Salad

Great for a garden party

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Prep Time {10 min; 1 - 24 hr inactive}

Cook Time {0 }

Serving Size {6 servings}

Ingredients


1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or white balsamic vinegar


1 clove garlic, minced


1/4 teaspoon salt


1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


6 large leaves red lettuce or outer leaves of romaine lettuce


2 large yellow tomatoes


2 large red heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes


2 cups yellow or red teardrop or cherry tomatoes


3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Directions

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1. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper; mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours before serving.


2. Line 6 serving plates with lettuce leaves. Cut large tomatoes crosswise into 1/4-thick slices. Arrange slices attractively over lettuce leaves. Scatter teardrop tomatoes over sliced tomatoes. Drizzle dressing evenly over tomatoes; top with basil and pine nuts.


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