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.


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.

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