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Roaring Fork Tomato Salad

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“From the local newspaper; a twist on the usual tomato salad. Simple to make but with a beautiful presentation for summer brunch or parties. Fresh basil and tomatoes make this a real treat! Prep time does not include overnight chilling of ricotta mixture.”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
1 platter
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. (To blanch garlic, simmer unpeeled cloves in small pot of water. Cook 10-15 min, peel and use or store in jar of oil in refrigerator.) Puree ricotta, garlic, and spices.
  2. Mix in minced basil leaves.
  3. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Line platter with lettuce leaves.
  5. Overlap tomato slices around platter, leaving space in the middle.
  6. Spoon ricotta mixture into center of platter.
  7. Garnish with whole basil leaves.

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