Monday, June 20, 2011

First day of summer - Fresh tomato basil salad


 Yaay summers here!!!!!! In the summer, I am obsessed with home grown tomatoes.I grow them in my very own lil eden. They are the most delicious tomatoes in the whole world ( yes,Im exaggerating lol ) But they are BIG and juicy ( go on..... click here to see it).  And I make this yummilicious Italian salad ....... Yes, its uber easy and delicious:) Try it out and let me know how you liked it..... but it tastes best with my home grown tomatoes :) Enjoy the summer!!!!



Ingredients

  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Serrano pepper finely chopped
  • 5 ounces mozzarella cheese crumbles
  • 5 leaves fresh basil, torn into strips
  •  1 shallot finely chopped
  • salt to taste

Procedure 

1. Chop tomatoes .Add olive oil, green chilli, chopped shallot  and sprinkle with black pepper and salt. Toss lightly and add the mozzarella cheese crumbles. Throw in some torn basil leaves:).Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for half an hour before serving.


  

25 comments:

  1. That salad screams summer! love it!

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  2. me too jay....... i didnt think that this simple salad would taste and look so good..... thanx:)

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  3. Healthy and refreshing!
    Thanks for sharing, my mouth is salivating....

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  4. thank you for dropping by :) i love your blog and the lovely clicks.......

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  5. :) dont forget to try it its simple and yummm

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  6. this reminds me of my Mom's garden in the backyard :):)...home grown veggies are the best and the tastiest! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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  7. wow.....that red color is so addictive!! simple yet so yummy recipe

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  8. I had something similar to this for lunch; perfect for the hot weather here in Madrid ;)

    http://ladyonaroof.blogspot.com/

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  9. Healthy combo and looks appetizing!

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  10. What a lovely blog you have..happy to follow you.
    Love the salad..looks fresh and perfect for summer..

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  11. looks awesome dear..lovely recipe.

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  12. Simply lovely, healthy and delicious! I'm your new follower. I would love if you could follow me, if you find it interesting :)

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  13. Yep Ambreen am ur new follower too :) lovely blog u have :)

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  14. thank you- a girls diary.... thanx for dropping by

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  15. Thank you Senorita.. i wish i could visit mandrid someday

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  16. Thank you Treat and Trick for dropping by............. im glad u like it

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  17. Thank you suman thanx for the follow i really appreciate it....

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  18. Thanks divya ...... thanx for stopping by

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