Tomato Marinated Salad*
8 oz grape tomatoes, sliced length0wise
1 bunch basil, chopped
5 sprigs chive, chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp brown sugar
salt and pepper, to taste.
Slice tomatoes directly in a bowl. Add basil and chives. In a small jar add rest of the ingredients and shake till you can't shake anymore. Add half of the dressing to the salad. Let it sit in the refrigerator covered for a couple of hours before serving.
*see another version of this salad at www.thepioneerwoman.com.
|The tomatoes are finally growing!|
|Chop up the fresh tomatoes and then use kitchen shears for the fresh chives (those are from the garden too!)|
|Add the oil.|
|Next, the brown sugar.|
|Salt and pepper, then prepare to shake what your Momma gave you!|
|Shake your money maker!|
|Gently toss together with the vinaigrette.|
|The perfect accompaniment to pretty much any dish.|