NatureSweet® Cherubs® Tomatoes and Artichoke Salad

NatureSweet® Cherubs® Tomatoes and Artichoke Salad

Course Type: Side Salad

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

A delicious Mediterranean-inspired salad idea

Ingredients:

  • 1 10.5-oz. container NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes
  • 10 oz. package hearts of romaine
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped fine
  • 1 small jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped coarse
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh chopped oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh chopped thyme
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, oregano, thyme, basil, sea salt and black pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes, red onion and artichoke hearts.
  3. Pour half of the dressing over the tomato mixture, and sprinkle in 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan as well. Mix well.
  4. Place all of the romaine leaves in a large bowl with the remaining dressing and toss gently, making sure all of the leaves are coated.
  5. Arrange leaves on a large platter, and distribute tomato mixture evenly among the leaves.
  6. Sprinkle the rest of the Parmesan over the entire platter. Serve chilled.