Use heirloom tomatoes in this simple salad. They’re at their peak during the summer months and worth seeking out at your local grocery store or farmers’ market. Which varieties you choose is up to you – any will work well here.
Servings: 4 servings, about 1 cup each
Prep: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon champagne vinegar, or white-wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 pound tomatoes, cut into wedges
2 cups thinly sliced fennel bulb
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/3 cup toasted pine nuts, (see Tip)
1. Whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl until combined. Add tomatoes, fennel, parsley and pine nuts; toss to coat.
Tip: Toast pine nuts in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes.
Calories 141, Total Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 5 g, Sodium 321 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 3 g, Potassium 513 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 25%, Vitamin C 40%. Exchanges: Vegetable 2,Fat 2.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Thanks to Recipe.com.