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Recipe

Backyard Tomato Salad with Burrata, and Shiso

Spencer Huey

Serves 3-4 people

Ingredients:

1 lb tomatoes
8 oz burrata (I love the di Stefano brand)
salt
olive oil
red wine vinegar
shiso, a few sprigs
basil, a few sprigs

Instructions:

Make the salad. Slice the tomatoes in wedges and scatter around the plate. Using a spoon, place blobs of the burrata around the tomatoes. Season with salad with salt and a splash of red wine vinegar.
Finish the salad. Tear the basil and shiso leaves and put over the tomatoes and basil. Drizzle olive oil over the salad. Serve immediately.

Tips:
Shiso is a japanese herb that comes from the mint family. It has a minty, citrusy and almost anise-y taste that goes really well with tomatoes. It’s found in Korean and Vietnamese cooking as well and it is also called perilla.

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