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Friday, January 14, 2011

Roasted Tomato and Basil Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

I found this recipe in a cookbook I own and thought I would test it out!

Roasted Tomato and Basil Vinaigrette 

Dressing after blended

Finished Product with some added fresh mozzarella cheese!

What you will need:
- 8 cherry tomatoes
- sea salt and ground pepper
- 4 leaves of fresh basil
- 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 c. red wine vinegar
(Makes about 1 cup)

To do:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Place tomatoes on a small baking sheet and season well with salt and pepper
3. Roast in oven until the skins are blistered and burst (about 30 min)
4. Pour vinegar over the tomatoes and place back in oven for 5 min
5. Remove tomatoes and allow to cool.
6. Place in food processor to mash. add basil and olive oil.. process until smooth
7. Serve on salad ( can add cheese if you want!)

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