Wave goodbye to the Waldorf. Inform the chopped salad it's getting reduce. This Tomato and Roasted Lemon Salad leaves these boring alternate options within the mud. And in the event you reside with a salad hater, it simply would possibly make them a believer.
Candy tomatoes are properly balanced by bitter roasted lemon and pomegranate seeds. Serve with fish and roasted potatoes, or flip this facet into the principle occasion by including extra parsley and a few cooked fregola pasta.
This colourful dish comes from famed chef Yotam Ottolenghi's new veggie-centric cookbook, A lot Extra: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi ($22, amazon.com).
Tomato and Roasted Lemon Salad
2 medium lemons, halved crosswise, seeds eliminated, and reduce into paper-thin slices (9 oz)
three tbsp olive oil
½ tsp superfine sugar
eight sage leaves, finely shredded
2 2/three cups child tomatoes, yellow or purple or a mix of each, halved
½ tsp floor allspice
1/three cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
½ cup mint leaves
seeds of 1 small pomegranate (2/three cup)
1 ½ tbsp pomegranate molasses
½ small purple onion, thinly sliced (about ½ cup)
salt and black pepper
Preheat the oven to 325 ºF.
Convey a small saucepan of water to a boil, add the lemon slices, and blanch for two minutes. Drain properly, place the lemon in a bowl, and add 1 tablespoon of the oil, ½ teaspoon salt, the sugar, and the sage. Gently combine after which unfold the lemon combination out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place within the oven and prepare dinner for 20 minutes, till the lemons have dried out somewhat. Take away and put aside to chill.
In a bowl, mix the tomatoes, allspice, parsley, mint, pomegranate seeds, pomegranate molasses, onion, the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and a few freshly floor pepper. Add the lemon slices, stir gently, and serve.
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|Recipe reprinted with permission from A lot Extra: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi, copyright © 2014. Revealed by Ten Pace Press, an imprint of Random Home LLC. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin © 2014|