Ingredients For the salad: • 3 ripe tomatoes, cut into ¼-inch-thick slices (about 2 pounds) • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings • ¼ teaspoon salt • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh mint • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
For the vinaigrette: • 4 teaspoons olive oil • 4 teaspoons red wine vinegar • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard • ½ teaspoon minced fresh garlic
PREPARATION Prepare the salad by alternating tomato and onion slices on a platter. Sprinkle with salt. Top with mint and chives.
Prepare the vinaigrette by combining oil, vinegar, mustard, and garlic in a jar. Cover tightly and shake vigorously. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad, and serve at room temperature.