Heirloom tomatoes with gremolata salad

Gremolata is made from finely minced parsley, garlic and lemon zest. Traditionally served with veal and seafood dishes. It’s good also with fresh tomatoes.

Heirloom tomatoes with gremolata salad

2-3 heirloom tomatoes of various kinds
1 bunch Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1 clove garlic, peeled
1 tsp. lemon zest
Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Sliced each tomato, arrange it on a platter.

Wash and thoroughly dry the parsley. Remove the leaves and finely mince until you have about 2 tablespoons worth. Finely mince the garlic.

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and season to taste with Kosher salt and black pepper. You can pound the ingredients together with a mortal and pestle or just use the back of a spoon or the bottom of a glass.

Sprinkling gremolata over tomatoes. Serve salad immediately.

Heirloom tomatoes with gremolata salad
Heirloom tomatoes with gremolata salad

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