Tomato-Basil Salad

Basil salad with heirloom tomatoes is a celebration of mid-summer when basil goes gangbusters and heirloom tomatoes are on their glory days. Perfect for summers and delightfully delicious.

Cuisine                                   Preparation Time                            Serves                    Type
American                                     10 Minutes                                          4                           Veg

Ingredients

5 Heirloom tomatoes; chopped
250 Gm cherry tomatoes; halved
1 Cucumber; cut in chunks
10 Basil leaves
2 tbsp Red wine vinegar
½ Red onion
3 tbsp Azafran Extra Virgin Olive oil infused with Garlic (or) 1 clove garlic with olive oil
Salt and Black pepper powder as required

Preparation

In a large bowl, whisk together onion and basil.
In a separate bowl blend the olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic and salt and pepper.
Whisk the tomatoes and cherry tomatoes with vinaigrette. Allow to rest of 5 to 10 minutes in room temperature.
Serve it with chicken, fish or bread.

KITCHEN TIPS

Add the dressing before serving.
Like cheese? Add mozzarella or grated parmesan.

NUTRITION CALORIES

Calories: 194kcal
Protein: 2g
Iron: 0.7mg
Calcium: 26mg
Potassium: 559mg
Carbohydrates: 10g
Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 12mg
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 6g
Vitamin A: 1950IU
Vitamin C: 32.4mg

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