Heirloom tomato salad

I have an amazing food muse named Willie and he lives in Auburn, Alabama.  This weekend he came through New Orleans and dropped of a basket of some of his own home grown heirloom tomatoes at my place. They are called “chocolate” tomatoes.  Due to some stressful growing environments they were cracked in a bunch of places but as he said with his heavy accent, “you jest cut the good part off those babies from around those dry cracks and I can guar-rahntee you you won’t be disappointed.”  He wasn’t lying.

For lunch today I made a quick SUPER SIMPLE salad with these beauties.

Arugula

Sliced Tomatoes

Slice Avocado

Drizzle with 10 year old balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste.

Summer lingers………….

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