Heirloom Tomatoes with Spicy Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs assorted, ripe heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4″ thick
  • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stemmed, washed, and dried
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 4 green onions, white portion only, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribs discarded, chopped (optional)
  • 1/3 cup Glasses & Grapes Italian Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice from 2 small limes, about 1 tablespoon
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Preparation:

Place all of the in pesto ingredients into a blender or bowl of a food processor. Pulse until no large chunks remain, and the sauce is pureed. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Arrange the tomato slices and drizzle sauce over freshly cut tomatoes. Serve immediately.

 

2017-02-08T15:28:24+00:00