Tomato and basil salad dressing.

Equipment

  • Mini blender
Blenders

Ingredients

  • three or four tomatoes (300g)
  • half of a peeled lemon
  • two cloves of garlic
  • 1T of olive oil
  • handful of fresh basil leaves
  • a few grains of salt

Alternatives

  • one or two green tomatoes from the garden go well in this
  • Try lime instead of lemon

Acknowledgements

  • Thanks to Barbara for testing this.
tomato lemon garlic olive oil basil himalayan rock salt
Tomato and basil salad dressing

tomato and basil salad dressing

  • A simple and tasty salad dressing

Method

  • Remove the skin from the garlic cloves and blend until fine
  • Add the tomatoes. Remove any large pips from the lemon half and add that too.
  • Discard any stalks and add the basil leaves.
  • Continue blending until well mixed.
  • Add the olive oil and a few grains of salt
  • Blend together until smooth

Serve

  • Pour into a small serving jug or similar
  • Serve with a lettuce based salad

Afterwards

  • Clean the blender
  • Recycle the waste