Italian tomato & artichoke platter

Italian tomato & artichoke platter

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Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 4
Put ripe and juicy tomatoes centre-stage in this simple side dish, dressed with basil oil - perfect with grilled or barbecued meats

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal169
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre5g
  • protein2g
  • salt1.1g


  • small pack basil, very finely chopped, plus a few small leaves to serve



    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 600g tomatoes (a selection of sizes and colours looks good)



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 175g chargrilled artichokes in oil, from a jar


  1. Make the dressing by combining the chopped basil with the olive oil in a small bowl. Season well.

  2. Slice the larger tomatoes, leaving smaller ones whole or halved. Lay them on a platter, then top with the onion slices and artichokes. Scatter over the basil leaves, drizzle over the dressing and add a good grinding of black pepper.

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11th May, 2017
This is a wonderful fresh and vibrant salad. Make sure the tomatoes are at their peak or it will taste bland. A good sprinkle of Maldon salt as well as the pepper is good.. On a really hot day, this is all you need for lunch
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