Tarragon tomato salad

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 to 6 servings

Tarragon tomato salad

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Ingredients

  • 8 small ripe low-acid yellow, orange or red tomatoes
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of sugar
  • 2 tsp honey mustard
  • 2 tbsp white or white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh tarragon , or 1/4 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups mixed greens , such as mesclun salad mix

Instructions

  • Thinly slice tomatoes, then sprinkle with salt and sugar. Set aside at room temperature while continuing with recipe.
  • Whisk mustard with vinegar, tarragon and salt until blended. Continuing to whisk, slowly add oil, drop by drop at first, then in a thin stream until blended creamy. Taste, and if you like a very strong tarragon flavor, whisk in another 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) dried or 1 teaspoon (5 mL) fresh tarragon.
  • Wash and tear greens into bite-size pieces. Cover a serving platter with greens. Top with tomato slices. Drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 99,
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 117 mg.

When you’re in the mood for a soothing salad, consider this creamy number using orange or yellow-orange tomatoes.