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Fennel and Tomato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Seriously simple and so tasty!
This is a great combination of flavors and textures. The tomato is soft, juicy and acidic and the fennel is crunchy and complex with a slight anise flavor, The lemon rounds out the flavors and make this a fresh tasting healthy side dish to serve with any meal.
WHAT YOU NEED:
2 Large tomatoes (they must be fresh picked from the garden or local from the farmers market. Grocery store tomatoes are tasteless and covered in wax.
1 Large Fennel Bulb with fronds
1 Lemon
1/2 Tsp dijon mustard
1/4 cup olive oil
pinch of salt
Pinch of pepper
pinch of sugar

WHAT YOU DO:
Slice the tomato and fennel and place in a large bowl
Top with the Fronds from the fennel (the top greens that look like dill)
Whisk together the ingredients for the dressing until emulsified and drizzle over the fennel & Tomato
Serve immediately YUM

Enjoy -T


Enjoy -T

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jasmine Pahl
    Sep 15, 2012 @ 23:54:21

    You can SEE that those are good tomatoes. What a beautiful salad!

    Reply

  2. recipeshappen
    Sep 20, 2012 @ 12:29:21

    Reply

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