Creole Tomato Salad

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Hi!

If your bag of greens is getting a little old and you don’t want to risk any not-so-tasty lettuce, I have a great salad to switch it up!

I found this recipe in a cookbook and love/hate that I can type it into Google and still find it online. So much for having a huge, chunky cookbook anymore… : /

All you really have to do is slice 3 tomatoes, one (Anne) Vidalia onion, and chop some chives.  Drizzle the vinaigrette and BOOM, you are set!  This recipe is perfect as a side dish.

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(Bottom layers)

Creole Tomato Salad

Adapted from Cooking Light

Serves 4

Ingredients

3 large, ripe tomatoes, cut in 1/4 inch thick slices

1/2 large Vidalia onion, thinly sliced and separated rings

1 1/2 Tbsp chives, chopped

Salt

Pepper

4 tsp red wine vinegar

4 tsp olive oil

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp garlic, minced

Directions

Whisk olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, Dijon and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.  Set aside.

Place a layer of tomatoes on the bottom of a serving dish.  Then place a layer of onions.  Sprinkle a little bit of salt and chives on top.  Repeat layering until you have used all of the tomatoes and onions.  Drizzle vinaigrette over entire salad.  Serve at room temperature.

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With love,
Anne

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