Insalata di pomodori al basilico

Tomato and basil salad

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Appears in
Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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  • 2 large, slightly green salad tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • leaves from 1 small bunch</


Halve the tomatoes. Discard the seeds and juices. Cut each tomato into several wedges.

Rub the garlic clove vigorously on the bottom and sides of a salad bowl, then add the tomatoes. Chop the basil leaves and put them in a small bowl. Add the oil and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Pour this dressing over the tomatoes and toss to mix. Let the salad rest for 15 minutes, mixing often, th