Bloody Mary Tomato Salad with Quick Pickled Shrimp

Bloody Mary Tomato Salad with Quick Pickled Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett
Mix and match colorful assorted tomatoes, such as 'Beefsteak,' 'Brandywine,' and 'Cherokee Purple.' Their rich, meaty flavor counters the dressing's tang and zip. Don't overlook the tender inside leaves of the celery bunch--they're quite delicious, and they add an herbal note to the dish.

Yield:

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 30 Minutes

Ingredients

3 pounds assorted tomatoes, sliced
1/3 cup diagonally sliced celery
1/2 cup firmly packed celery leaves
Garnishes: chilled dilly beans, lemon slices, fresh flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

Arrange tomatoes and sliced celery on a large chilled platter. Sprinkle with table salt and black pepper to taste. Drizzle with desired amount of Bloody Mary Vinaigrette. Spoon Quick Pickled Shrimp over tomatoes. Top with celery leaves. Serve immediately with remaining vinaigrette.

Note:

Total time includes vinaigrette and shrimp.

 

July 2013
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