Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil-Yogurt Drizzle

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil-Yogurt Drizzle
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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil-Yogurt Drizzle
Whole Foods Market
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil-Yogurt Drizzle

Coriander-spiked basil-yogurt dressing classes up simple sliced tomatoes. Use a variety of tomato colors and sizes for most visual impact. You can make the dressing up to a day ahead, but slice and dress the tomatoes as close to serving time as possible.

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4
Servings
1196
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Teaspoon  coriander seeds
  • 1/2  Cup  plain yogurt
  • 1/2  Cup  basil leaves, chopped finely
  • 1/2  shallot, chopped finely
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  fine sea salt
  • 2  Pounds  heirloom tomatoes, sliced if large or medium, halved or quartered if very small

Directions

Toast the coriander seeds in a small dry pan, moving constantly, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Let cool on the counter or a cutting board. Then crush the seeds with the base of a small pan or a large serving spoon and set aside. Fan the tomatoes on a platter, overlapping as needed. Stir the yogurt, basil, shallot, and salt together, then drizzle over the tomatoes. Season with the coriander and serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
55g
79%
Sugar
77g
86%
Saturated Fat
34g
100%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
163g
100%
Protein
14g
30%
Vitamin A, RAE
23µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
48mg
64%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
112mg
11%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
164µg
41%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
36mg
11%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
244mg
35%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
805mg
54%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
43g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Heirloom Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Heirloom Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.