Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fresh Greens, Blue Cheese and Creamy Chive Dressing

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 cups fresh mixed mesclun greens

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper

Assorted large and small heirloom tomatoes, sliced or quartered

Creamy Chive Dressing, recipe follows

Point Reyes blue cheese, crumbled

Whole chives, for garnish

Creamy Chive Dressing:

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 heaping tablespoon prepared mayonnaise

1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup canola oil


  1. Place greens in a bowl and toss with the vinegar and oil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a platter. Arrange tomatoes over greens, sprinkle with salt, and drizzle with chive dressing. Sprinkle blue cheese over top and garnish with a few fresh chives.

Creamy Chive Dressing:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
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