Crunchy Cherry Tomato Salad With Carrots & Celery Recipe

Step 1

Preparation time: 25 minutes Chilling time: Several hours Salad is relishlike so it benefits from being mixed several hours in advance. Toss the salad with the basil just before serving. Firm chery tomatoes make a diffrence as they hold up well in the salad. The short-cut packaged baby carrots in the produce bins are the perfect size for this salad. 1. Put tomatoes, carrots, celery and green onions in 3-quart mixing bowl. Combine remaining ingredientx, except basil, in small dish. Add to vegetables. Gently toss to coat vegetables with dressing. Cover airtight and refrigerate up to 5 hours. 2. To serve, toss salad with basil. Adjust seasonings, sugar and vinegar as desired. Use slotted spoon to transfer to serving dish. Serve chilled.

Things You'll Need

  • 1pt Cherry Tomatoes firm, hulled
  • Cut in half
  • 1lb Shortcut carrots (bag) cut
  • Into 1/4" slices
  • 4 Ribs Celery, strings removed
  • W/vegetable peeler, cut into
  • 1/3" dice
  • 2sm Green onions, split length-
  • Wise, thinly sliced
  • 3tb Safflower oil
  • 2tb EACH: water, cider, vinegar
  • 1tb Dark brown sugar
  • 1/2ts Celery seed
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 3tb Finely julienned fresn basi

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