The cherry tomato often stars in salads. Because of its bite size, there's little to no slicing required -- and almost never any dicing. In this marinated tomato salad, tomatoes are the main feature, so you will slice the cherry tomatoes in half across the middle. You will also slice pear tomatoes (vertically). After this simple prep, add the tomatoes to a marinade of tarragon or white wine vinegar, salt, pepper, shallots, chives, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil, and then toss. The result is a colorful, simple-to-prepare salad brimming with nutritious tomatoes and heart-healthy olive oil.
Our final recipe will demonstrate just how perfectly tomatoes go with Italian cuisine.