You can use all red tomatoes, such as a combination of cherry, plum, and beefsteak. But add other varieties and colors, when available, for a beautiful presentation.

Jackie Guarisco, Port Allen, Louisiana
Recipe by Southern Living March 2008

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Credit: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
stand:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 10 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and next 4 ingredients. Place tomatoes in a 2-qt. baking dish, and pour olive oil mixture over tomatoes. Cover and let stand 3 hours.

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  • Place 2 lettuce leaves on each of 8 salad plates, and divide tomato mixture evenly among plates. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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