Tomato-Feta Salad with Lime and Mint

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Chef April Bloomfield uses summer’s best heirloom tomatoes in a simple but spectacular salad that’s dressed with a zippy garlic-and-lime dressing. Slideshow: More Summer Salad Recipes 

Tomato-Feta Salad with Lime and Mint
Photo: © Nicole Franzen
Total Time:
20 mins
Yield:
4 to 6

Ingredients

  • 3 large heirloom tomatoes (2 1/4 pounds), each cut into 1-inch wedges

  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 tablespoon finely grated lime zest plus 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 small garlic clove, minced

  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1/2 cup lightly packed mint leaves

  • Salt

  • Pepper

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss the tomatoes with the onion, olive oil, lime zest, lime juice and garlic. Gently fold in the feta and mint. Season with salt and pepper and fold again. Serve right away.

Suggested Pairing

Pair this refreshing summer salad with a vibrant, medium-bodied Spanish Albariño.

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