Tomato Salad

Salade de Tomates

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    Side-Dish
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

I serve this salad during only a few months out of the year—from August to October—a time when I’m likely to eat, in one form or another, a couple of pounds of tomatoes a day. The rest of the year I don’t bother with tomatoes except for making sauces and stews, in which case I use tomatoes out of a can. You can serve this salad as part of a crudité plate, but when tomatoes are at their best, most meals turn into tomato festivals of sorts, making other vegetables almost superfluous. Sometime