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This recipe is perfect just before the beginning of tomato season and just as it ends. Grilling the tomatoes gives them a smokiness that complements their natural tanginess.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
grill:
6 mins
total:
46 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

For herb oil:
  • On a cutting board, toss together parsley, cilantro and chives. Coarsely chop all the herbs together. In a medium bowl, combine herb mixture and garlic. Stir in olive oil; set aside.

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  • Slice tomatoes into 1/2-inch slices. Generously season with salt and black pepper. For a charcoal grill, grill tomato slices on rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 6 to 8 minutes or until tomatoes are tender, turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place tomato slices on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.)

  • Transfer tomatoes on a platter, arranging slices in a single layer. Spoon some of the herb oil over tomatoes; turn slices over and spoon on remaining herb oil.

  • In a separate bowl, combine the lettuce, hazelnut, almonds, pistachios and raisins. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle vinegar over lettuce mixture; toss lightly to coat evenly.

  • Spoon lettuce mixture atop tomatoes. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

445 calories; fat 40g; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 20g; insoluble fiber 5g; protein 7g; vitamin a 2769.6IU; vitamin c 55.5mg; sodium 182mg; calcium 90.9mg; iron 3.4mg.
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