Fresh Tomato Napoleon - Taste USA

Fresh Tomato Napoleon

  • Duration
  • Serving 4 servings

Courtesy of the Florida Tomato Committee 

Ingredients

  • 4 medium fresh Florida Tomatoes 
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil 
  • 1 ½ tbsp (22 mL) lemon juice 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) powdered mustard 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sugar 
  • ⅛ tsp (0.5 mL) ground black pepper 
  • 4 cups torn baby lettuces or other bite-sized salad greens 
  • ½ cup (125 mL) crumbled goat or feta cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese, about 2 oz (60 g) 

Further informations

Note 

Use tomatoes held at room temperature until fully ripe. 

Directions

  • 1

    Cut a thin slice from the bottom of each tomato and discard; then cut tomatoes horizontally into 4 slices each. Set aside.

  • 2

    In a small bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and sugar until well blended. In a medium bowl, toss greens with about 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the dressing.

  • 3

    On each of 4 plates, place a bottom tomato slice and sprinkle lightly with cheese and greens. Repeat layering 3 more times, ending with the top tomato slice. Drizzle with remaining dressing.

  • 4

    Serve as an appetizer or salad, with grilled beef or chicken, with cheese and fish, etc.

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