Minted summer tomatoes

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

6 to 8 servings

* PLUS Standing Time: 30 minutes
Minted summer tomatoes


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 small red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno , seeded and finely chopped
  • 4 to 6 large tomatoes , preferably a mix of red and yellow
  • 1/4 cup shredded fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk balsamic vinegar with oil, sugar and salt. Stir in onion and jalapeño. Thickly slice tomatoes. Arrange on a platter. Pour dressing evenly overtop. Let stand 30 minutes. Sprinkle with mint and cheese. Have a crusty baguette on hand for soaking up the delicious dressing.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 71,
  • Protein
  • 3.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 4.4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 201 mg.

The beauty of this salad is its simplicity. All you need are a few garden-fresh tomatoes, chopped jalapeño, red onion, shredded mint and chèvre.