I adore sungold tomatoes. They are like sunflower yellow bursts of  sunshine in my mouth, and make a sweet pairing with the plump rouge and green veins of heirloom tomatoes and the spritely green of fresh arugula and basil leaves.

Summer Tomato and Arugula Salad


Summer Tomato and Arugula Salad

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 6 cups arugula, rinsed
  • 1 cup basil leaves, coarsely hand-torn
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Add the arugula, basil and cherry tomatoes to a bowl and toss together.
  2. Layer the heirloom tomato slices on top in a spiral.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients and drizzle over the salad, or serve separately at the table.

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