1. Cut tomatoes into a variety of sizes and shapes: thick slabs; wedges; halves; and chunks.
2. Arrange tomatoes on a large platter, sprinkle with shallot, and season with 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper to taste. Let sit until tomatoes begin to release their juices, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with mint, drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, and serve.
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