• Monday, November 30, 2020

Heirloom tomato salad recipe

Heirloom Tomato with Smoked Mozzarella
September 26, 2016

1 lb Ripe Heirloom Tomatoes (mixed colors)
1 oz Tomato Marinade
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper
1 ball of Burrata Cheese
1/4 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 teaspoon baby purple basil  

Tomato marinade

1 cup white balsamic
1 pint Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 roasted shallots
4 cloves roasted garlic
1 tablespoon chopped oregano
1 table spoon chopped basil
Salt to taste



This recipe could not be easier to make, where it's primarily assembly and presentation of the dish.  The key is to make it look as pretty as possible, which is naturally beautiful because of the color of your heirloom tomatoes.  

Prepare the tomato marinade first, by combining all ingredients in a blender, adding oil last to emulsify.  

For the tomato salad, slice tomatoes and place on paper towels so the excess liquid drains.  Lightly season the tomatoes with fleur du sel.  After 10 minutes, marinate tomatoes for 5 minutes with the tomato marinade.  

Build the salad with the burrata down first split into 3 sections, then arrange the tomatoes on top, followed by the herbs, the extra virgin olive oil and seasoning.  May be prepared up to 2 hours prior.  

Tip:  Tomatoes should not be refrigerated to retain their natural intense flavor.  

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