Coriander spiked basil-yogurt dressing classes up simple sliced tomatoes. Use a variety of tomato colors and sizes for most visual impact. You can make the dressing up to a day ahead, but slice and dress the tomatoes as close to serving time as possible.
- 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
- 2 pounds heirloom tomatoes sliced if large or medium, halved or quartered if very small
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt (full-fat or low-fat)
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
- 1/2 shallot finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
Toast coriander seeds in a small dry pan, moving constantly, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Let toasted seeds cool on the counter or a cutting board. Then crush seeds with the base of a small pan or a large serving spoon, set aside. Fan tomatoes on a platter, overlapping as needed. Stir yogurt, basil, shallot and salt together; drizzle over tomatoes. Sprinkle with coriander and serve immediately.
Per serving: 60 calories (15 from fat), 1.5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 11g carbohydrates (3g dietary fiber, 8g sugar), 3g protein.
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