Tomato-Shallot Dressing

This easy dressing for salads, pasta, fish or grilled chicken steals a technique from Spanish kitchens: grating a whole tomato for perfect skin-free pulp. Slideshow:  More Salad Dressing Recipes 

Tomato-Shallot Dressing
Photo: © Jonathan Lovekin
Total Time:
10 mins
1 cup


  • 1 large heirloom tomato

  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

  • Kosher salt


  1. Working over a medium bowl, grate the tomato on the large holes of a box grater until only the skin remains in your hand; discard the skin. Whisk in the shallot, lemon juice, olive oil and chives. Season with salt.

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