Blistered Tomato and Watercress (or Arugula) Salad

Blistered Tomato And Watercress (or Arugula) Salad Recipe

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From MofC. Prepare this salad in summer when tomatoes are at their peak of flavor.

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1 bunch
watercress or arugula, spun dried
ear corn, grilled and kernels removed
1/2 c
green onions, green and white parts
1 lb
fresh, good quality tomatoes (heirloom, variety, best quality)
1 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper
1 bunch
radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
fresh parsley for garnish, curly or flat leaf


2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, finely minced
1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper

How to Make Blistered Tomato and Watercress (or Arugula) Salad


  • 1DRESSING: Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a non-reactive prep bowl. Place the watercress or arugula on a serving platter.
  • 2Grill the corn until blistered all around. Cut the kernels from the corn. Scatter the kernels and green onions over the watercress/arugula.
  • 3Toss the tomatoes in olive oil and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • 4Grill the tomatoes over medium-high heat until slightly wilted and grill-marked on both sides.
  • 5Remove the tomatoes from the grill and arrange over the watercress/corn. Garnish with radishes and fresh parsley.
  • 6Drizzle the salad dressing over the mixture.

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About Blistered Tomato and Watercress (or Arugula) Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegan

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