Monday, May 12, 2014

eat: roasted tomato caprese salad



I thought I knew everything there was to know about making a caprese salad until I came across this recipe for Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad from Ina Garten (the woman can do no wrong). Boy, was I out to lunch.

I've never really liked cooked-in-the-oven tomatoes because they're mushy and bland. This recipe is different. Plum tomatoes are slow roasted with balsamic vinegar and a touch of sugar until they're sweet, rich in flavour and caramelized.

Scott and I both wanted to lick the plate. That's how good it was.

It's the perfect recipe for when you're unable to find fresh picked in season tomatoes -- which in Alberta is about ten months out of the year. And if you happen to have leftovers, make yourself a roasted tomato grilled cheese sandwich the next day. Out. of. this. world.

Happy eating!

P.S. Your house is going to smell amazing.

5 comments:

  1. This sounds delicious! Just so you know, your picture looks way more appetizing than the one posted with the recipe! :)

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  2. I may just have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing, D!

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  3. This looks delish and perfect for summer! Xo, S

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  4. I'm going to be trying this for lunch this week :) Thanks for the idea!

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  5. nice article...

    very good information and Inspiring & Interesting.

    success always

    Obat Bius

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