Make a Delicious Heirloom Tomato Salad With This Quick & Easy Recipe!

Now here’s a yummy tomato salad that you can easily make at home! All you need are some pomegranate molasses, sumac, herbs, seasoning, and of course some fresh heirloom tomatoes.

You can use other types of tomatoes if you like, but if you want to achieve the greatest taste possible, then heirloom varieties are your surest bet. For this particular recipe, heirloom tomatoes that taste sweet and smell earthy work best because they help balance the flavors.

So as much as possible, use fresh heirloom tomatoes from your own garden or perhaps buy some from your local farmers’ market. Try to choose different-colored tomatoes as well to make the salad more visually appealing.

What makes this recipe so good is that the pomegranate/sumac dressing combination goes really well with the sweetness and tartness of the tomatoes. This creates a very delicious and refreshing salad that you’d want to make over and over again. Give a try and you’ll see what I mean!

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pomegranate-Sumac Dressing
Serves 4

• 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
• 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 2 teaspoons sumac
• Freshly ground black pepper
• Fleur de sel or other flaky finishing salt
• 2 pounds tomatoes
• 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
• 1 tablespoon each of fresh basil, mint, and parsley leaves
    Whisk together the olive oil, pomegranate molasses, lemon juice, sumac, and pepper, and salt to taste.
    Slice the tomatoes into 1/4-inch-thick slabs. Arrange the tomatoes and shallots on a platter and drizzle with dressing.
    Depending on the size of the herbs, you can leave them whole or tear the leaves into smaller pieces.
    Scatter them on top of the tomatoes. Finish with salt. Best eaten soon after assembling.

    Article & Image Source: The Kitchn