Heirloom Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

When summer’s bounty produces gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, the best way to enjoy them is with this Heirloom Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese!

Combine a bunch of different tomatoes, both large and cherry, add some green onions, red onion, celery and blue cheese, and this makes a gorgeous, bright, and delicious summer salad.  Make sure you have some crusty bread and a little olive oil and you will be a happy camper!

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

Makes: 6-8 Servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

8 1/2-inch-thick slices crusty bread

4 large garlic cloves, halved

3 tbsp plus 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 cup currant or grape tomatoes or halved cherry or pear tomatoes

1/2 cup chopped green onions

10 medium heirloom tomatoes of assorted colors, cored, thinly sliced

1 small red onion, sliced paper-thin

3 celery stalks, sliced thin on diagonal

1/2 cups coarsely crumbled blue cheese

 

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Rub bread with cut garlic halves; brush bread with 3 tablespoons oil. Combine remaining 1/3 cup oil, currant tomatoes, and green onions in medium bowl; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Overlap tomato slices in concentric circles on platter, alternating colors. Scatter onion and celery slices over tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spoon tomato and green onion mixture over. Sprinkle with crumbled cheese.

 

Grill bread until golden, about 2 minutes per side. Cut each slice diagonally in half; serve with salad.

Recipe by Epicurious

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    • Carma

      So love your unique take on family recipes. I have yet to try one I did not love. Yum.

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