The sun is out and I’m already dreaming of summer tomatoes. Heritage tomatoes are my fave but, in our household, we consume a vast quantity of all types. Tomatoes are one of the few vegetables my kids will eat raw (yes, I know, it’s technically a fruit but I’m claiming it as a veg my kids will eat).
Even when it is not summer, Greek salad is a favourite staple at our house. We put in the usual red onion, peppers, cucumber, tomatoes, and feta. There are a couple of short cuts I take to make it more weeknight friendly. On Sunday I pre-cut the onion and the peppers into strips. Also, I’ll often use cherry tomatoes that I just cut in half. Quick and easy!
Where I don’t cut corners is with the dressing. After all, it’s the dressing that can really make the salad. This simple, tasty recipe is one I got off the internet (originally from http://www.eatcleandiet.com/thekitchentable/recipe though the link doesn’t work anymore) but then I add a little something-something extra (aka balsamic dressing) to take this recipe from good to fabulous:)
1 tsp dried oregano
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves
¼ c red wine vinegar
½ c olive oil
dash balsamic vinegar
Mix ingredients together with a whisk. Pour on your salad and enjoy while dreaming of summer tomatoes with me:)