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Arugula Salad with Tomatoes and Shaved Pecorino

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8

Make this simple summer salad when you want to showcase your favorite heirloom tomatoes. The more varied the colors and sizes of your tomatoes, the better.


  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 Tbs. white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 1/4 cup (2 fl. oz./60 ml) olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 cups (5 oz./155 g) arugula
  • 2 lb. (1 kg) assorted heirloom tomatoes, large tomatoes cut into
      wedges, cherry tomatoes halved
  • Shaved pecorino romano for serving


In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, lemon juice and zest, mustard and sugar. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

In a large salad bowl, combine the arugula and the vinaigrette to taste and toss well. Top with the heirloom tomatoes and shaved pecorino. Serve immediately. Serves 6 to 8.

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