Tomato Basil

Tomato Basil Salad

This is one of those salads that tastes just like summer…no matter if you are staring outside your window into arctic blasts of cold air.  Nope-it can be 20 below zero and you can have this salad and boom! It’s August anywhere. Enjoy!!

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Tomato Basil Salad
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Ingredients

  • 1 package of Campari organic tomatoes (use cherry or grape if you cannot find the Campari)
  • 1 package of fresh basil (or about 7-10 leaves) **USE ONLY FRESH BASIL~it makes ALL the difference
  • 1 small shallot finely minced
  • Fresh garlic (about one small clove) finely minced
  • ¼ Cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1TBS MCT Oil (optional)
  • ½ tsp. of dried oregano
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Celtic sea salt

Instructions

  1. Chop tomatoes and make sure that you scrape up any juice/pulp/seeds and add them to the bowl as well.
  2. Tear basil (chopping with a knife will only turn it black) and add to tomatoes.
  3. Mince shallot and garlic and mix into salad.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk the oregano, vinegar, oils and S&P until emulsified; pour over tomato mixture.
  5. Toss to coat and for even better results toss after it sits and it will only be better. Enjoy!!

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