Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Mediterranean Summer Tomatoes

It's men's health month. This is a quick, nutritious and delicious appetizer or side salad to make.

You’ll Need
  • 5 fresh tomatoes
  • 5 shallots, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 loaf French bread, for dipping (optional)
  • Core and slice the tomatoes, and arrange them in a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle the shallots over the tomatoes.
  • Whisk the olive oil and balsamic vinegar together with a fork, then pour over the tomatoes.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes before serving, or refrigerate, covered, for up to 3 days.
  • Eat with French bread, and dip the bread in the marinade when finished with the tomatoes.

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