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Heirloom Tomato Salad With Fresh Lady Peas

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie Clark
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 1 cup fresh lady peas
  • Lemon-Herb Dressing With Basil, divided
  • 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

How to Make It

  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.