Tomato Basil Salad Recipe
A cooling salad for a festive or everyday meal

Preparation time: 25 minutes


Serves: 6
Spring, Summer

Place in a bowl:
    3 large tomatoes, cut into crescents
    6 mushrooms, cut into 1/8" slices
    1/4 cup olives, sliced
    1/3 cup artichoke hearts,* quartered
    1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
    2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced

In a small bowl, mix dressing:
    3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    6 tablespoons olive oil
    1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced
    2 pinches dried mustard

Pour dressing over vegetables and toss. Add, to taste:
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Serving idea: Good with Bulgur Garbanzo Salad.

*Use artichoke hearts packed in water, not vinegar.

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