Cherry Tomatoes with Olives, Capers and Stracciatella

This tomato salad is such a simple but impressive side dish, adding freshness and a pop of colour to the table.

  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 shallot (finely diced)
  • 1 lemon (zest)
  • 2 Tbsp green olives (roughly chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp capers (roughly chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp parsley leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp basil leaves (finely chopped)
  • 500g cherry tomatoes (halved) or heirloom tomatoes (sliced)
  • 125g stracciatella
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  1. In a large bowl add all the ingredients excluding the tomatoes and stracciatella, mix well to create the olive, caper dressing.

  2. Add the tomatoes and toss everything to distribute the dressing, then place onto a large plate or platter * If you are using heirloom tomatoes, arrange them on a platter first then scatter over the caper and olive dressing.

  3. Top with the stracciatella, a little extra olive oil, salt and fresh basil.

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