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Macerated Tomato Salad

Lightly macerating the tomatoes releases some of their juices, helping in creating a simple dressing.
Macerated Tomato Salad Recipe

Servings: 4

Prep: 5 minutes

Total: 10 minutes


1/4 cup capers, rinsed

6 vine-ripe or heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges

1 shallot, thinly sliced

1 bunch sorrel, leaves picked

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


In a large bowl, toss the capers, olive oil, vinegar, tomatoes, sorrel, shallot, salt, and pepper. Using your hands, lightly squeeze the tomatoes to gently macerate them. Transfer to a serving platter and enjoy immediately!