An unexpected marriage of ingredients: This is a perfect summer salad, that will wow your friends.
Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.
Prep time: 15 minutes
4 ripe heirloom tomatoes, or other tomatoes, sliced or quartered
4 ripe organic peaches, sliced, or quartered
4 oz's of goat feta, crumbled
1/2 cup salted pistachios
1/2 cup basil leaves, sliced thinly
3 tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar, optional
1 shallot, minced
1 /2 tsp. sea salt
pinch of black pepper
5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil.
In a small bowl, add minced shallots, salt, lemon juice & vinegar. Let sit for 5 minutes. Whisk in Olive oil. Add pepper. Taste for seasoning.
Assembly: In a shallow platter, lay out tomatoes, peaches, crumbled feta, pistachios, and shredded basil leaves. Drizzle with dressing , and serve.