Heirloom Tomatoes with Cilantro and Mint

Heirloom Tomatoes with Cilantro and Mint
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Heirloom Tomatoes with Cilantro and Mint

Andrew Zuckerman

Heirloom Tomatoes with Cilantro and Mint

A splash of white wine not only brightens this salad but gives it a whiff of sophistication. You can use whatever soft herbs you have on hand, but the mint and cilantro combination is among my favorites and a nice departure from the classic tomato-basil pairing.

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6
Servings
79
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • heirloom tomatoes in a variety of shapes and colors, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 3  Tablespoons  chopped mint leaves
  • 3  Tablespoons  chopped cilantro
  • 2  Tablespoons  minced red onion
  • avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced finely
  • 3  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Splash of white wine
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Place the tomatoes and their juices in a serving bowl or on a serving tray. Scatter the mint, cilantro, and red onion over the tomatoes followed by the avocado. Drizzle the olive oil on top, followed by the lemon juice, and white wine. Season with the salt and pepper and toss well.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
16mg
21%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Phosphorus, P
12mg
2%
Sodium, Na
19mg
1%
Water
5g
0%

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.