Fresh Tomato Dressing

This is perfect over shrimp, drizzled onto avocados, or even used as a sauce for hot or cold chicken or fish. It tastes summery!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves roasted garlic
  • 2 small shallots, peeled
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, cored and seeded
  • 1⁄4 cup stemmed, loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1⁄4 cup red wine or balsamic vinegar
  • 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp. celery salt
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cayenne pepper

Directions

  • Purée all ingredients in a blender. This dressing improves with age—try making it a day or two in advance.