Enjoy This Fresh From Florida Recipe to Create a Delicious Florida Tomato Stacker Salad
By Space Coast Daily // July 18, 2023
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Try this fresh Florida Tomato Stacker recipe for a salad that’s eye-catching and stacked with flavor!
■ 2 medium-sized ripe Florida tomatoes, sliced thick
■ 4 ounces Florida arugula
■ ⅔ cup plain yogurt
■ 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese (plus more for garnish)
■ 2 cloves fresh garlic, chopped fine
■ ½ lemon, juiced
■ 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
■ ½ red onion, sliced thin
■ 6 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked crispy
■ 1 teaspoon fresh chives, chopped fine (optional)
■ Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
■ In a mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, blue cheese, garlic, lemon juice and vinegar.
■ Stir ingredients to combine.
■ Taste dressing and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
■ Keep dressing refrigerated until it’s time to use it.
■ Place an even amount of the arugula on each plate.
■ Season the sliced tomatoes with salt and pepper.
■ Layer the tomato slice, red onion and bacon vertically until all the slices of tomato are used.
■ Make sure to reserve one slice of bacon to crumble over the top of the salad.
■ Add the preferred amount of dressing to each tomato stacker salad.
■ Garnish the top with extra blue cheese crumbles, crispy bacon and chives.