Basil and Rocket Salad with Melting Tomatoes

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

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This is a lovely, simple salad in which the smoky flavour of the roasted tomatoes contrasts beautifully with the sweetness of the basil and the pepperiness of the rocket leaves.


  • olive oil for roasting
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<


Heat the oven to 200°C/gas 6.

Drizzle a little olive oil over a small roasting pan, add the tomatoes and put in the oven to cook for 10 minutes