Few salads are as simple to prepare or as satisfying as wedges of garden ripe tomatoes and sweet basil leaves tossed with a light dressing. This salad is most flavorful when served at room temperature.
Yield : 4 servings
1 ½ pounds large cherry tomatoes, quartered
½ cup loosely packed Sweet basil leaves
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon water
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon honey
¼ teaspoon minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Combine tomato and basil in a shallow serving bowl.
Whisk together olive oil and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl.
Drizzle dressing over tomato mixture, and toss well to coat.