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

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Summer Tomato and Arugula Salad

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

  • 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

Instructions

  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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