Father's Day

Summer Tomatoes with Basil and Shallots

Photo by Danielle Rehfeld
Author Notes

So simple, so pretty. I can't really call it a recipe but more an arrangement of summer colors on a plate. —Danielle Rehfeld Colen

  • Serves 8-12
Ingredients
  • 4-6 assorted color medium-large Heirloom or Beefsteak Tomatoes
  • 1 small shallot or red onion, peeled
  • Basil Leaves, Mint leaves, chives or other fresh herbs, for garnish
  • Great Olive Oil
  • Maldon or other finishing salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Slice and quarter the tomatoes and arrange on a platter.
  2. Slice the shallot on a mandoline or thinly by knife and scatter on the tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and arrange a good number of fresh herbs on the plate.

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Danielle rehfeld is a New York based cook and writer. Her website the inherited plate features recipes and videos that celebrate foods and people from our rich global Community.