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heirloom tomato and arugula salad with a chive lemon cream.

3-4 small heirloom tomatoes, cut into various sized pieces

1 small handful arugula or mixed baby greens, cleaned

1/2 lemon, juiced

1 tablespoon lemon zest and a little more for garnish

1/4 cup creme fraiche

buttermilk, just enough to loosen the creme fraiche

2 tablespoons chive, finely chopped

salt and pepper, TT

In a mixing bowl combine creme fraiche, lemon juice, buttermilk, lemon zest and chives. Whisk until smooth, if too thick add another splash of buttermilk. If too thin, add a bit more creme fraiche. Season with salt and pepper.

Toss tomatoes and greens with just enough dressing to coat the leaves garnish with reserved lemon zest and serve.


Reader Comments (3)

hmm great salad! love the ingredients combination!

March 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercitronetvanille

Your blog is really great! I just found it and this will definitly be one of my favorites that I'll come back to for inspiration.

Thank you so much. We are just getting started.

March 25, 2010 | Registered CommenterJustin & Lori

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