Creole Tomato Salad - 2 Guiding Stars
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This simple salad is simply delicious. For the best flavor, use the ripest tomatoes available. This is a perfect way to use in-season tomatoes.



  • 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into ¼" thick slices (about 2 lb.)
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh chives


  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. minced fresh garlic


  1. To prepare salad, alternate tomato and onion slices on a platter. Sprinkle with salt. Top with mint and chives.
  2. To prepare vinaigrette combine oil, vinegar, mustard, and garlic in a jar. Cover tightly; shake vigorously.
  3. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad, and serve at room temperature.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 110; Total Fat 5g (6% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (3% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 195mg (8% DV); Total Carbohydrate 15g (5% DV); Dietary Fiber 3.5g (14% DV); Total Sugars 10g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin C 40% DV; Biotin 30% DV; Molybdenum 25% DV.
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