Heirloom Tomato Salad

A delicious and easy-to-make dish

This recipe is provided by The Forge.

1
Servings
1873
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • large heirloom tomatoes
  • heirloom cherry tomatoes
  • pint white balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5% of the weight of balsamic vinegar in agar agar
  • bunch ramps
  • 1  Cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2  Cup  toasted pine nuts
  • 1/2  Cup  soy oil
  • Juice of 2 cucumbers, strained
  • ball burrata cheese
  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • Fleur de Sel
  • Fresh crushed black pepper

Directions

Cut heirloom cherry tomatoes into bite size pieces and remove seeds.

Bring white balsamic vinegar and agar agar to a boil, whisking constantly then set to chill in the refrigerator. Once completely chilled, cut into cubes and transfer to blender.  Blend on high until it’s smooth.

Transfer all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

To assemble, start with a pool of cucumber juice in a bowl. Then put some dollops of balsamic vinegar gel around.  Add the tomatoes then cut the burrata into eighths and add to the bowl. Then put dollops of ramp pesto in various places.  Finish with EVOO, fleur de sel, and black pepper. Enjoy! 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
181g
100%
Saturated Fat
52g
100%
Cholesterol
176mg
59%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
52g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
321µg
46%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
78µg
87%
Calcium, Ca
2229mg
100%
Choline, total
41mg
10%
Copper, Cu
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
11g
44%
Folate, total
79µg
20%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
311mg
97%
Manganese, Mn
5mg
100%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
1498mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
35µg
64%
Sodium, Na
4016mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
124g
5%
Zinc, Zn
12mg
100%

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.