Tomato Carpaccio

Staff Writer
The perfect summertime dish
tomatoes
True Food Kitchen

From the True Food: Seasonal, Sustain, Simple, Pure cookbook, this recipe's directions insist that it’s not worth it unless you’re working with the freshest possible in-season tomatoes, making it the perfect summertime pick. 

4
Servings
167
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons finely minced shallots
  • 6 basil leaves, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon snipped chives
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Arrange the tomatoes in a decorative pattern on a serving platter. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, and shallots in a small bowl. Spoon the dressing over the tomatoes. Sprinkle the basil leaves and chives over the tomatoes. Sprinkle on salt and pepper before serving. 

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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
22%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Protein
2g
4%
Carbs
10g
3%
Vitamin A
99µg
11%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.2%
Vitamin C
32mg
53%
Vitamin E
3mg
16%
Vitamin K
32µg
40%
Calcium
31mg
3%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
37µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
37µg
9%
Iron
0.9mg
4.8%
Magnesium
28mg
7%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
60mg
9%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
569mg
16%
Sodium
593mg
25%
Zinc
0.4mg
2.8%

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