Tomatoes with Basil Vinaigrette

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

Fresh summertime basil and tomatoes are a real treat when you serve a salad.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 6 large plum tomatoes, or medium vine-ripened tomatoes


  1. In a blender or mini food processor, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, basil, and 1 tablespoon water; blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. If not using right away, transfer to an airtight container; refrigerate, up to overnight.

  2. Slice tomatoes, and arrange on a serving plate; drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.

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