• Prep Time
    10 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    10 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Heirloom Tomato Salad

    A light dressing of papaya and tequila add a unique and even fruitier touch to this tomato, apple, and watermelon salad.


    Ingredients
    1
    ounce
    tequila reposado
    4
    ounces
    apple cider vinegar
    4
    ounces
    agave syrup
    1
    teaspoon
    finely grated lime zest
    2
    ounces
    fresh lime juice
    200
    grams pulp of fresh papaya
    5
    ounces
    vegetable oil
    *
    Salt and pepper, to taste
    1
    avocado pureed with 2 tablespoons Mexican crema and sea salt, to taste (in a blender)
    4
    large ripe heirloom tomatoes, sliced
    2
    cups
    sliced watermelon
    1
    tablespoon
    finely chopped red onion
    1
    Granny Smith apple, julienned
    4
    ounces
    panela cheese, grilled, cooled, and chopped
    1/2
    cup
    balsamic vinegar, reduced to a syrup (optional)
    Directions
    Make the papaya and tequila dressing: In a small saucepan, heat the tequila, vinegar, agave syrup, lime peel and the lime juice and bring to a simmer. Let cool in the refrigerator.
    Place in a blender on high speed with the papaya pulp. While the blender is running, slowly add in the oil until fully incorporated. Season with salt and pepper and reserve.
    Make the tomato salad: On a large chilled serving plate, spoon the avocado puree across the middle of the plate. Top with alternating slices of tomato and watermelon. Top with red onion, apples, panela and drizzle with dressing. Finish with watercress leaves and balsamic reduction and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
    OK

    Categories 

    Salad

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