Tomato and Asadero Salad With Basil

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Witch Doctor

Mexican food invites flavor and texture, both of which this salad gives in great abundance. For the dressing: The stronger the better – Smoky Chipotle- Balsamic, Chorizo, Roasted Garlic, Pickled Jalapeno, Lime-Cilantro. For this salad, I like the Lime-Cilantro which gives a tangy taste. I also cheat and add sliced raw red onions and sometimes crisp bacon pieces.

Top Review by Mme M

Like all of Witch Doctor's recipes, this is marvellous. The dressing is superb over a fairly simple salad enhanced by fresh basil, the best tomtoes you can find, and a lovely cheese. I used a European cheese substitute, Fontina, with a small scraping of parmesan. Very fresh tasting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Tear leaf lettuce into large pieces; arrange on a large serving platter or individual salad plates. Arrange tomato and cheese slices on lettuce, overlapping and alternating slices. Tear basil leaves and scatter over tomatoes and cheese. Season with ground pepper and pass Lime-Cilantro Dressing.
  2. For the Lime-Cilantro Dressing:.
  3. Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl. Spoon over salad.

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