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Tomato Carpaccio

The perfect summertime dish

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. 

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. 

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving167
Total Fat14g22%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated2g10%
Protein2g4%
Carbs10g3%
Vitamin A99µg11%
Vitamin B60.2mg10.2%
Vitamin C32mg53%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K32µg40%
Calcium31mg3%
Fiber3g12%
Folate (food)37µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)37µg9%
Iron0.9mg4.8%
Magnesium28mg7%
Monounsaturated10gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus60mg9%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium569mg16%
Sodium593mg25%
Zinc0.4mg2.8%