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tomato, bacon and basil salad

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Who doesn't like bacon? And when it's paired with juicy ripe tomatoes and basil, it's a real taste treat. Source: unknown

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Ingredients For tomato, bacon and basil salad

  • 5 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 6 slices lean bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup snipped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • `
    1/2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh basil sprigs

How To Make tomato, bacon and basil salad

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    In a bowl, toss together tomatoes, bacon and basil. For dressing, in small bowl, mix vinegar,sugar, dry mustard, garlic,s alt and pepper. Add olive oil in a steady stream, whisking til blended. Pour dressing over tomato mixture. Toss lightly. Garnish with additional fresh basil sprigs if desired. Makes 6 side dish servings.

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