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Heirloom Tomato Salad

A delicious and easy-to-make dish

This recipe is provided by The Forge.

Ingredients

  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes
  • 5 heirloom cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pint white balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 % of the weight of balsamic vinegar in agar agar
  • 1 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
  • 1 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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving2911
Total Fat223g100%
Sugar107gN/A
Saturated40g100%
Cholesterol105mg35%
Protein70g100%
Carbs158g53%
Vitamin A558µg62%
Vitamin B122µg27%
Vitamin B60.9mg43%
Vitamin C122mg100%
Vitamin D0.7µg0.2%
Vitamin E33mg100%
Vitamin K506µg100%
Calcium1941mg100%
Fiber16g65%
Folate (food)217µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)217µg54%
Iron14mg78%
Magnesium449mg100%
Monounsaturated113gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg34%
Phosphorus1703mg100%
Polyunsaturated58gN/A
Potassium3389mg97%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg61%
Sodium4741mg100%
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg46.2%
Trans0.8gN/A
Zinc11mg75%