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Herbed Tomatoes
From: Gabrielle, Portland, OR

Perfect appetizer for hot summer nights.

  • 6 large, ripe tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme or a few fresh leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 C finely-snipped parsley
  • 1/4 C snipped chives
  • 2/3 C oil
  • 1/4 C tarragon vinegar

Boil tomatoes 5-7 minutes to loosen skin and peel.
Cut crosswise in half.
Toss seasonings together.
Place tomato halves in a deep bowl, sprinkling each layer with seasonings and herbs.
Combine oil and vinegar and pour over tomatoes, making sure all are coated.
Cover and let marinate, chilled, for a couple hours.