Heirloom Tomato Salad With Fresh Lady Peas

Heirloom Tomato Salad With Fresh Lady Peas Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie Clark


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


1 cup fresh lady peas
2 pounds assorted heirloom tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
4 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1 (4-oz.) package soft goat cheese, crumbled
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


1. Cook peas in boiling salted water to cover in a large saucepan 8 to 10 minutes or just until tender. Drain and rinse until completely cool. Drizzle 1/4 cup Lemon-Herb Dressing With Basil over peas, and toss to coat.

2. Arrange tomato slices on a platter or individual serving plates. Spoon peas over tomatoes; sprinkle with basil, goat cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve with remaining dressing.

August 2009
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