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Heirloom tomato cups with goat feta and basil dressing

March 10, 2014

This time of year in New Zealand (late summer), tomatoes are plentiful and cheap. Tomatoes and basil are an old match made in heaven. I brought a bag of mixed heirloom tomatoes from my local, Waihi Beach farmgate deli and came up with this little treat for an entree on a hot, late summer’s day…

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INGREDIENTS
A handful of tomatoes per person (the smaller varieties), cut in half
100g goat feta, chopped
1 tablespoon of chives, chopped

FOR THE DRESSING
3 large basil leaves, finely chopped
3 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 small clove of garlic, minced

Place all the dressing ingredients in a screw top jar and shake.

ASSEMBLE
Place the tomatoes and feta into serving dishes, spoon over dressing, garnish with chives.

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3 Comments

  • Reply Mary Anne March 10, 2014 at 3:26 am

    so lovely!

    • Reply sheryln March 12, 2014 at 4:23 am

      Thanks so much Mary Anne!

  • Reply jen meban March 13, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    Hi
    looking forward to receiving your updates myself, instead of salivating over others entries on Facebook
    jen@vetro!

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