Any gardener growing tomatoes should also grow basil. You can create a wonderful summer salad with sliced tomatoes garnished with a leaf of basil and dressed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL
6 TABLESPOONS BALSAMIC VINEGAR
SALT AND FRESHLY GROUND PEPPER, TO TASTE.
- Pour vinegar into a small bowl.
- Drizzle the olive oil into the vinegar while whisking continuously.
You are creating an emulsion of oil and vinegar which will have a creamy consistency.
- Add salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste.