My January Throwdown Entry......Recipe

Discussion in 'SMF Throwdowns' started by bandcollector, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. My heartfelt thanks to the three members who voted for my entry......really appreciate the support.

    This appetizer tastes as good as it looks. Normally served during the summer months when tomatoes are at their best, however, always a hit.

    Tomato Pine Nut Appetizer

    Ingredients:

    Ripe Tomatoes cut into slices
    Smoked Pine Nuts
    Smoked Mozzarella thinly sliced
    Fresh Sweet Basal chopped and for garnish
    Scallions chopped
    Crumbed Feta Cheese

    Dressing:

    50/50 mixture of Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar with a "glob" of French Mustard blended to a smooth consistency.

    Place tomatoes and finely sliced mozzarella onto a platter. Sprinkle chopped scallions, chopped basal, pine nuts, and crumbled feta onto the tomatoes and mozzarella. Sprinkle on dressing and garnish with a sprig of basal.


    Delicious and easily prepared............Enjoy!
     
  2. bbally

    bbally OTBS Member

    Fantastic plate thanks for sharing.
     
  3. smokeguy

    smokeguy OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks great. And I'll bet you're right that they would be even better with a "real" summer tomato!
     
  4. shooterrick

    shooterrick Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    This was a beautiful plate. I would love this on my table along side some of the others. Good job!
     
  5. [​IMG] Man that looks great...[​IMG]
     
  6. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ingredients are easy, the presentation is gorgeous! Great entry, John. Thanks for sharing your secrets!
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Now that was a good looking plate there mr band collector. I like the tomatoes and the nuts.
     
  8. Great Looking Entry...[​IMG]
     
  9. This was the wife's fave. She loves anything with pine nuts in it. Great presentation.
     
  10. chefrob

    chefrob OTBS Member

    az
    i could not understand why you got so few votes............i really liked this one. with some grilled/smoked french bread........delish!
     
  11. You're guess is as good as mine......I was a bit disappointed but there were great entries to compete with.

    Thanks for the kind words, John
     

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