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Summer Tomato Salad

Chef Gale Gand

Tru exec pastry chef Gale Gand delivers farm to table.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • For the Summer Salad:
  • Variety of heirloom tomatoes but at least:
  • 1 red tomato, cut up
  • 1 orange tomato, cut up
  • 1 yellow tomato, cut up
  • 6 cherry or teardrop tomatoes, red and yellow, halved
  • 4 pieces fresh okra, sliced
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 torn basil leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-8 ounces ball of Buratta cheese
  • Add in pieces flat leave parsley to taste
  • Cooking Directions

    To Prepare Summer Tomato Salad:

    Chop vegetables separately. Can be various shapes and thickness.

    In a bowl place all the ingredients except the buratta and toss balsamic to coat.

    Place a large spoonful of the tomato salad on each of 4 plates.

    Cut the buratta in quarters and place one piece on each plate next to the tomato salad.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: tomatoes, cucumbers, buratta cheese

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish

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