Tomato & Basil Salad by The City Tavern
4vine-ripe tomatoes or heirloom...cored and sliced into thin wedges
1 smallred onion, chopped fine
1/3 cfresh basil, thinly sliced 2" long 1/8" wide
1 clovegarlic, minced fine
1/2 cbalsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
1/2 colive oil, walnut oil or sunflower oil
·salt and pepper to taste
1head, boston bibb lettuce (i prefer butter leaf)
·fresh basil leaves to garnish
How to Make Tomato & Basil Salad by The City Tavern
- Core and slice the tomatoes. To a bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, basil and garlic. Toss with vinegar and oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
- Arrange about 2-4 lettuce leaves on each serving plate (try to form a "bowl" spoon some of the tomato salad into the leaves and garnish with leaves.
- The wording in the Personal Note comes directly from the cookbook on page 114. I hope you enjoy this refreshing salad.