Gluten Free/ Low Carb/ Salads/ Vegetarian

Three Tomato Salad with Capers and Olives


This is a fresh tomato salad and is perfect for summers day.  Or most days in Dubai!  Make sure the tomatoes are ripe and flavourful.  There is something about a bright, colourful plate of food that is so appealing to me.   And this is a great side dish for a bbq too!

INGREDIENTS

2 tspn small capers

2 large ripe Beef tomatoes

3 ripe Plum tomatoes

125g red or yellow cherry tomatoes

40g black olives, ideally stoned

4 tblspn extra virgin olive oil

2 tbslpn lemon juice

1 tspn Dijon mustard (I use wholegrain but regular is okay too)

1/4 tspn thin honey

salt and pepper

handful of basil leaves

METHOD

  • Thinly slice the Beef tomatoes and arrange in overlapping slices on a large plate.  Slice the plum tomatoes lengthwise and arrange on top.  Halve the cherry tomatoes and place in the centre of the plate.
  • Scatter the olives and capers over the tomatoes.
  • Mix the lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, Dijon mustard and honey in a bowl.  Season.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the tomatoes.  Cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes for the flavours to infuse.
  • Scatter the basil leaves over the dish.
  • Eat and enjoy!

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    100 Healthiest Paleo Diet Recipes of All-Time | Paleo Grubs
    August 12, 2014 at 10:55 am

    […] 68. Three Tomato Salad with Capers and Olives Using three different types of tomatoes gives you subtle flavor variations, and get plenty of the important antioxidant lycopene. This is what gives tomatoes the headlines in health news, and in this salad you’ll be inundated with tomato flavor and health benefits with additional items added for extra taste. […]

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    alicehartley
    September 26, 2011 at 10:51 am

    Y.U.M

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