Basil Tomato Salad
medium onions, thinly sliced
and pepper to taste
cup basil vinaigrette
Makes 4 servings.
the tomatoes and
onions on a plate. Season to taste.
Vinaigrette and drizzle over the tomatoes and onions.
|Did You Know?
to Asia this "king of herbs" is one of the most widely used
herbs in the world. Basil has a warm spicy smell and pungent flavor
to licorice and cloves), that does wonders for a Mediterranean
Best known as the base of Italian PESTO SAUCE of Genoa and a similar
sauce called Pistou in France, basil becoming more and more popular in
Basil combines well with olive oil, garlic, tomatoes and lemon, both
raw and cooked. Basil leaves give a wonderful flavor to a tomato salad
and tossed green salad. It is better to tearing rather than chopping
leaves as this helps to retain more flavor. You can put basil in
and other egg dishes. Mix basil with olive oil and garlic and stir it
hot pasta. Put basil in eggplant dishes, potatoes, rice, beans, sauces
for fish, veal, lamb and chicken or arrange whole basil leaves over a