Heirloom Tomato and Basil Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Serves 6

This simple but sumptuous salad is an excellent way to showcase a variety of fresh, in-season tomato flavors, sizes, shapes and colors.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 pounds heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
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Method: 

In a small bowl whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, sugar and pepper. On a platter, place tomato slices in an overlapping pattern with basil and onion between the slices. Drizzle with dressing and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:120 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 3g protein
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