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Tomatoes Vinaigrette Dressing over greens

Red Ripe Tomatoes Vinaigrette Dressing

This is a recipe that makes excellent use of firm ripe tomatoes when they are in season which is ideally towards the end of the summer months.

Choose the best quality tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil. By adding ingredients such as onions, parmesan and parsley can result in an astonishingly delicious combination of flavours.Makes up to 8 generous portions.

1/3 cup wine vinegar
2 tsps oregano
1 tsp sea salt
2 cloves crushed garlic
½ tsp black pepper, freshly ground
½ tsp mustard powder
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
8 to 9 sliced, firm, ripe tomatoes
White parts of 3 green onions finely minced
1 tbs chopped parsley (fresh)
¼ cup of parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Method:

Blend dry ingredients with vinegar. Add olive oil and whisk to create a smooth blend. Cover sliced tomatoes with the vinaigrette dressing and refrigerate for about 3 hours. Every now and again, spoon mixture over tomatoes, recover and return to the refrigerator. The ripe tomatoes in vinaigrette are served on crisp salad leaves. Top with a little more vinaigrette and dress with your cheese, onions and parsley.

Recipe for a healthy green summer salad.

Fresh salads are enjoyed all year round but are perfect when the weather is warm and thoughts turn to healthy eating. To make a delicious, nutritious summer salad follow the recipe below:

For 8 portions you will need:

6 cups of spinach leaves, torn apart
10 cups lettuce leaves torn into smaller pieces
2 green onions – chopped
¼ cup of cider vinegar
2 tbs water
2 tbs olive oil
2 tbs brown sugar (or sugar substitute, if preferred)
4 grilled strips of turkey bacon – crumbled

Prepare your lettuce, onions and spinach. Place them all together in a large bowl and lightly combine. Place sugar, vinegar, olive oil and water into a small sized pan. Allow mixture to come to the boil.

Finally, dress your salad leaves and onions with this mixture and garnish with the bacon pieces. The salad is now ready to serve.

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