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Old August 28, 2011   #54
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Indian Summer Tomato Salad

4 lg Mixed Tomatoes, sliced (Use Heirlooms, or various colors!)

1 tb Lime juice

2 tb Extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 ts Cumin seeds

1/4 ts Fennel seeds

1 Dried hot chili pod

2 tb Cilantro, chopped

Salt & pepper

• Arrange tomato slices on a platter.
• Sprinkle with lime juice.
• Warm oil in a small pot over moderate heat.
• Add cumin, fennel & chili pod, cook for 30 seconds.
• Remove from heat, discard pod & cool.
• Whisk in the cilantro; spoon seasoned oil over tomatoes.
• Season with salt & pepper & serve.
• The flavors will intensify as it sits, so make a little while in advance!
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