When choosing heirloom tomatoes, toss out all of your usual expectations for uniform scarlet orbs. In a riot of weird shapes and exotic colorations, these beauties elevate a simple summer salad to the level or art. Don’t worry about precise proportions for the dressing—simply slice, sprinkle and enjoy.
|1||pint||cherry tomatoes (use multiple colors if available)|
|1||teaspoon||freshly ground black pepper|
|~||extra virgin olive oil|
|~||fresh basil leaves, chiffonade cut|
|*Select the widest variety of colors, sizes and shapes you can find for a beautiful presentation.***Add the sugar only if tomatoes are not 100% ripe and are in need of sweetening.