I served this marvelous Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette over a Baked Ricotta ‘Soufflé’ as a dinner appetizer. It’s a really tasty and really summery presentation.

  • Course Sides
  • Cuisine Italian
  • Keyword 30 Minute Meal, Appetizer
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  • Course Sides
  • Cuisine Italian
  • Keyword 30 Minute Meal, Appetizer
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Rating: 5
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Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time Total Time
15 minutes 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 5 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time Total Time
15 minutes 20 minutes
Degree of Difficulty
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 tbspn olive oil
  • 1 tbspn butter
  • 1 shallot finely-chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes or baby plum tomatoes or a mix
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tbspn (or more) of red wine or sherry vinegar
Garnish
  • 4-5 stalks fresh chives or parsley finely chopped or cut with scissors
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Instructions
  1. Gather all ingredients before starting recipe
  2. Cut half of the tomatoes in half
  3. Heat 1 tb of olive oil and 1 tb butter in a medium sauté pan over medium heat
  4. Add chopped shallots to pan and sauté until soft, about 4-5 minutes, do not brown
  5. Add all the tomatoes, season with Kosher salt and black pepper, stir to combine, then reduce heat medium low, cover the pan and gently simmer for 10-15 minutes. Check once or twice while cooking. If it looks like there is too much juice, remove the lid and finish cooking without.
  6. Add one tablespoon of sherry vinegar, gently stir and taste for seasoning.
Garnish
  1. Chop a few chives very finely and sprinkle on top the vinaigrette before serving.

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