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Creamy Sliced Tomatoes Recipe

Creamy Sliced Tomatoes Recipe

This is a family favorite that's also popular with friends. It's a pretty presentation, perfect as a side dish. The basil and cool creamy dressing make the dish tasty and refreshing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil or 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil, divided
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 6 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced into rings

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, cream and half of the basil. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 2. Just before serving, arrange lettuce, tomatoes and onions on individual salad plates. Drizzle dressing over. Sprinkle with remaining basil. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 168 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"Simple and terrific! I used a blender for the dressing ingredients, which can be done ahead to save time and fuss. Be sure to use FRESH basil, though, it makes all the difference. Great recipe for a summer evening's dinner on the porch."

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