Heirloom Tomato & Mint Salad

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  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
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2 pounds assorted vine-ripened heirloom tomatoes

1 shallot, thinly sliced

Coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 

1/4 cup fresh spearmint leaves, torn into pieces

1/4 cup fruity extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar


  1. 1. Cut tomatoes into a variety of sizes and shapes: thick slabs; wedges; halves; and chunks. 
  2. 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.