Florida Fresh Tomato Salad

Florida Fresh Tomato Salad

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4 people
Florida tomato salad

A great Tomato and Field Greens Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette from the Florida Department of Agriculture.

Look for fresh Florida tomatoes!

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 2 tomatoes, quartered
  • 6 shallots, peeled and cut into fourths
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups mixed lettuce greens
  • 2 tangerines, cut into segments
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, sliced
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1 cup tangerine vinaigrette
  • Citrus Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup tangerine juice
  • 3 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • 2 Coat peeled shallots with olive oil and place in a baking dish.
  • 3 Roast until shallots are soft and brown color has been achieved, about 15-20 minutes.
  • 4 Remove from oven and cool.
  • 5 Toss remaining ingredients with dressing and roasted shallots.
  • 6 Serve immediately.
  • 7 To make Citrus Vinaigrette, combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl and slowly whisk in oil.
  • 8 Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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