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Summer salads are made easy thanks to a few simple ingredients and a delicious variety of our favourite sweet, bite sized tomatoes. The very high flesh to juice ratio in these varieties, not only intensifies the flavour but also makes Perino™ tomatoes practically ‘squirt free’ and the perfect ingredient for a light, fresh and nourishing salad. Look to your local Coles to pick up some punnets of the Blush Tomato variety and whip up this summer salad in less than 15 minutes. The whole family will love it.

Ingredients:

¼ cup olive oil

1 tbs lemon juice

1 tbs lemon rind

1 tbs honey / rice malt syrup

Pinch of salt

Pinch of Pepper

1 punnet of Blush Perino Sweet Snacking Tomatoes

1 punnet of Blush Perino Gold™ Sweet Snacking Tomatoes

1 packet of Blush Amoroso Cocktail Truss Tomatoes

2 tbs chopped fresh basil

1 tbs fresh chives

200 grams fresh ricotta cheese.

Twigs of thyme for garnish

 

Method

Preheat the oven to 150 degrees Celsius.

Place Blush Amoroso Cocktail Truss Tomatoes on a baking tray, spray with extra virgin olive oil and bake for 10-15 minutes until tomatoes are soft and roasted.

Cut half of the punnet tomatoes in half and leave the rest whole. Place in a large mixing bowl. Add in cooked Truss Tomatoes.

To make the dressing, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, lemon rind, honey/rice malt syrup, chives, salt and pepper in a mixing jug and whisk with a fork.

Pour dressing over tomatoes, mix well. Spread out on a clean plate for presenting. Add wedges of cottage cheese, extra basil and twigs of thyme for decoration.

 

Enjoy!

 

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Brooke Meredith

Brooke Meredith, is the passionate founder and Editor-In-Chief of A Conscious Collection Magazine. A glowing representation of wellness, and an advocate for healthy living. Brooke’s passion for health and wellbeing began following the discovery of her own intolerances and health ailments. Her house soon became a hub for recreating healthy versions of her favourite recipes, and soon her home was filled with an abundance of nourishing, nutritious whole foods. A certified Health Coach, Brooke’s passion lies with helping others become the best version of themselves and created A Conscious Collection to nurture, empower and inspire. As an Australian model, Brooke lives and breathes wellness, understanding the direct correlation between looking and feeling your best, which comes with a life in balance. When you can pry her away from working on all things ACC, you’ll find her fleeting around the globe on wellness escapes, enjoying three hour brunch dates with girlfriends and diving mouth first in to her famous healthified chocolate brownies.

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