Creole Tomato Salad


  • 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic


1. To prepare the salad, alternate tomato and onion slices on a platter. Sprinkle with salt and top with mint and chives.

2. To prepare the vinaigrette, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, and garlic in a jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously until the mixture emulsifies. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad and serve at room temperature.