Tyler’s Ultimate Tomato Salads

by in View All Posts, August 25th, 2010
Tomato Salad Tyler’s Heirloom Tomato Chow-Chow

Summer FestWe’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

Tyler Florence has a knack for creating the “ultimate” stand-by dishes. With tomatoes at their peak, I decided to tap his culinary know-how for farm-stand inspiration.

Heirloom Tomato Chow-Chow
Tyler add lots of spices to his Chow-Chow, a pickled, mustard-flavored relish perfect for picnic spreads.

Cherry Tomatoes with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing
Fresh tomatoes are transformed into a decadent side, dressed with creamy, buttermilk blue cheese dressing.

salad Fresh tomatoes dressed with Tyler’s creamy blue cheese dressing.

Simple Caprese Salad
Tomatoes, basil and mozzarella — it doesn’t get much simpler or fresher than this.

Bonus: Tyler’s Fried Green Tomatoes How-To

Catch more Tyler, Sundays at 9pm/8c and Wednesdays at 8pm/7c on his exciting new show, The Great Food Truck Race.

More Tomatoes with Friends and Family:

Past Summer Fest Picks:
Paula’s Perfect Peach Cobbler, The “Other” Summer Greens, FN Chefs’ Creamed Corn-Off and Paula’s Best Zucchini Bread.

Join the conversation on twitter at #summerfood.

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