Heirloom Tomato Salad with Tomato Granita

Number of Servings: 6 (195 g)
Active Time: 2 hours 10 min.
Total Time: 0 min.

Frozen granita made from pureed tomatoes add both texture and flavor to this basic salad. Make this in summer when tomatoes are at their local, sun-ripened best.


  • Granita:

    • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
    • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
    • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
    • 8 oz. seeded, peeled, heirloom tomatoes


    • 4 assorted heirloom tomatoes, cut into ¼" slices (about 2 lb.)
    • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
    • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
    • 2 Tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil


  1. To prepare granita, place vinegar, olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and seeded peeled tomatoes in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.
  2. Place tomato mixture in an 8″ square baking dish; cover and freeze until firm, stirring twice during first 2 hours. Remove mixture from freezer; scrape the entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.
  3. To prepare salad, arrange tomato slices on a platter. Sprinkle tomatoes with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Top with granita. Sprinkle with basil.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 195 g

Amount per serving
Calories 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 21.6mg 2%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Potassium 455mg 10%
Vitamin A 81.1mcg 10%
Vitamin C 26.1mg 30%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 19.8mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 29mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 7.6mcg 25%
Chloride 113.4mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 46.4mg 4%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 21.8mg 6%
Zinc 0.3mg 0%
Selenium 0mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 1.4mcg 2%
Molybdenum 9.5mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatoes, Red Wine Vinegar, Olive Oil, Basil, Salt, Black Pepper.

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