Friday, August 9, 2013

Great Summer Recipe

Creole Tomato Salad

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 2 pounds) 
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • Vinaigrette
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil 
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic

Preparation

  1. To prepare salad, alternate tomato and onion slices on a platter. Sprinkle with salt. Top with mint and chives.
  2. To prepare vinaigrette, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, and garlic in a jar. Cover tightly; shake vigorously. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad, and serve at room temperature.