Veggies: Tomato Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette, Capers, and Basil

A salad this simple requires the finest ingredients to make it shine.

Veggies: Tomato Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette, Capers, and Basil

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    Servings


Ingredients

  • 3

    tablespoons minced shallots

  • 3

    tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • ½

    teaspoon kosher salt plus more

  • ½

    teaspoon sugar

  • ½

    cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 5

    large ripe beefsteak or heirloom tomatoes, cut into ½-inch slices

  • 2

    tablespoons rinsed salt-packed capers

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 10

    fresh medium basil leaves, torn into approximately ½-inch pieces

Directions

Combine shallots, vinegar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and sugar in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil to blend. Set vinaigrette aside. Arrange tomatoes on a large platter. Sprinkle capers over; season with salt and pepper. Scatter basil on top. Whisk vinaigrette again; drizzle over salad.


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