Fresh Pesto and Tomato Salad

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Sometimes simple and fresh is best! That is for sure the face with this recipe that I put together while creating recipes for my vegetarian food blog - http://weekendcarnivore.com . For the pesto, I used Kittencal's Kittencal's Perfect Pesto which really is great stuff! This is enough for one but can be very easily multiplied.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lay the tomato slices out on a plate with the ends just overlapping.
  2. Drizzle the fresh pesto liberally over the tomato slices.
  3. Scatter with your toasted pine nuts and enjoy.
Most Helpful

I cheated. I took some homemade pesto pasta salad and placed that on the bottom. Then I added some freshly picked beefsteak tomato. A touch of kosher salt and bliss has been born.

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LOVE this salad! I looked outside this morning and decided it was time to get all the leaves off the basil plant so it could start fresh again. . .and luckily stumbled upon this recipe. I took your advice and made Kittencal's Perfect Pesto which was fabulous. I literally didn't even sit down. . .gobbled this right up in about 2 minutes flat. Can't wait to make this again for my husband, as this is a real winner! THANKS for sharing. Made for Veggie Swap July 2010.

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I got some fresh basil and jersey tomatoes from the farmers market today, and I just had to try it, the pesto lover I am. I made the walnut version of the recommended pesto recipe and it worked great. I think it would be nice with an addition of fresh mozzarella. Thank you.