Tomato Salad is the Perfect Summertime Dish

A simple BLT sandwich is one of the tasty pleasures of summer.

This recipe for Tomato Salad with Bacon and Tomato Dill Dressing brings all the delicious flavor of your favorite summertime sandwich without the extra calories.

Drizzle homemade vinaigrette over tomatoes–the July Harvest of the Month–and crumble bacon on top. In just 20 minutes, you’ll be enjoying this cool, tasty salad.

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  • 1 large heirloom tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp. Sherry vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • ½ tsp. garlic, minced
  • 3½ pounds, heirloom tomatoes, quartered
  • 5 slices turkey bacon, crisp


  1. To make dressing, put 1 large red tomato, oil, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper in a blender; puree until fairly smooth (don’t blend to a complete purée). Pour vinaigrette into a small bowl; stir in dill and garlic.
  2. When ready to serve, cut big tomatoes into 1/4-inch-thick slices; halve or quarter small tomatoes. Arrange tomatoes on a serving platter; drizzle with dressing. Crumble bacon over top; garnish with dill.

Serves 8