Maximum Living Heirloom Tomato Pesto Salad

 

Maximum Living Heirloom Tomato Pesto Salad

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The freshness of summer with the fragrance of Italy all in one salad, I have no doubt this salad will make its way to the top of your favorites list!

Ingredients

  • Heirloom Tomatoes

  • 3 cups basil leaves

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup pine nuts

  • 2 small garlic cloves

  • ½ cup fresh grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper

  • Oxo salad dressing container

Directions

  1. Wash, slice and arrange heirloom tomatoes on serving platter.

  2. Pulse 3 cups basil leaves with ½ cup extra virgin olive oil, ½ cup pine nuts, 2 small cloves garlic and ½ cup fresh grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese in food processor until finely chopped.

  3. Sprinkle in ½ teaspoon sea salt, ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper and process until smooth.

  4. Drizzle pesto dressing over tomatoes then sprinkle tomatoes with small pieces of chopped basil leaves, serve chilled.

You can do it!