by HexClad Cookware
- 2 lb vine tomatoes chopped (about 6 tomatoes)
- 1/2 cucumber chopped
- 1 red pepper chopped
- 1 shallot finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 cup fresh basil chopped, to sprinkle
In a large mixing bowl combine the tomatoes, cucumber, red pepper, shallot, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and pepper. Mix and let sit for at least 20 minutes for the flavours to meld. (The longer you wait the better). Stir occasionally.
Transfer ingredients to a blender, and blend on high until smooth. Chill for at least 2 hours.
Serve in bowls, sprinkled with fresh basil.