Sardine & Tomato Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing
Makes 3-4 servings
1 head garlic, roasted
1/4 cup half and half
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
2 lbs large, ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4” slices
1 can Wild Planet Wild Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, drained and halved lengthwise
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely torn
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Combine six cloves of roasted garlic with half and half in a mini food processor. Puree until smooth, season with salt and pepper. Retain the remainder of roasted garlic cloves for another use.
Spoon the garlic puree onto a serving platter and arrange tomatoes in a single layer over the puree. Arrange sardines over tomatoes, sprinkle basil over top. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.
Season with additional salt and ground pepper.