Tomato with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe | PBS Food

Tomato with Basil Vinaigrette


Prep time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 15 Minutes

Yield: Serves 6



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 6 large plum tomatoes or medium vine-ripened tomatoes


  1. In a blender or mini food processor, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, basil, and 1 tablespoon water; blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. If not using right away, transfer to an airtight container; refrigerate, up to overnight.
  2. Slice tomatoes, and arrange on a serving plate; drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.
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