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Tomato Salad with Savory Greek Yogurt Dressing

Fresh tomato salad with a tangy greek yogurt dressing!

I don’t know if this is the case everywhere in the US, but right now in Georgia the tomatoes are AMAZING. As much as I love the beauty of seasonal foods, I also kind of hate that in a few months it will be impossible to find tomatoes this good. There’s only one solution…eat all the tomatoes. Right now.

Fresh tomato salad with a tangy greek yogurt dressing!

I came up with this recipe because I wanted a simple way to enjoy these summer tomatoes while making sure that their fresh, sweet flavor was still the star of the show. I used a combo of red and yellow tomatoes both looked so beautiful at the fruit stand and I find that yellow tomatoes are often even sweeter than the red ones.

Fresh tomato salad with a tangy greek yogurt dressing!

This recipe uses very few ingredients and only takes a few minutes to make…just the way I like my recipes. 😉

Tomato Salad with Lemon Herb Greek Yogurt Dressing
 
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Serves: serves 4
Ingredients
  • 3 large tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • ⅔ c. greek yogurt
  • 1 T. chopped chives
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 t. lemon juice
  • ¼ t. salt
  • ¼ t. pepper
Instructions
  1. In a food processor or blender, blend together the greek yogurt, chives, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper until the ingredients are well combined.
  2. Arrange the tomatoes on a platter and top with dollops of the greek yogurt dressing.
  3. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper to taste (I used about ¼ t. more salt and just a couple dashes of black pepper). Garnish with additional chopped chives if desired.

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you already know that greek yogurt is a go-to ingredient of mine. It’s so incredibly versatile, it’s healthy, and it’s delicious. Here all it takes is a little lemon juice and chives to transform it into a delicious dressing. Magical.

Fresh tomato salad with a tangy greek yogurt dressing!

I’m off to enjoy a hike with my sister and doggie on this beautiful Labor Day weekend! I hope you’re all having a relaxing holiday! Thanks for reading!

-Lauren

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