Living Simply With Lois

POMEGRANATE and TOMATO SALAD

This salad is so juicy and fresh. Enjoy on the side on on toasted sourdough bread. 

200g red cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters 
200g yellow cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters 
200g tiger (or plum) tomatoes, cut into quarters
4 medium vine tomatoes, cut into ½ cm d (500g net)
1 red pepper, cut into ½ cm dice (120g net)
1 small red onion, finely chopped(120g net)
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/4  tsp ground allspice
2 tsp white wine vinegar
1½ tbsp pomegranate molasses
60ml olive oil, plus a little extra to drizzle at the end
1 pomegranate, seeds removed (170g of seeds)
1 tbsp picked small oregano leaves, to garnish or mint 
Salt and black pepper

Method
In a large bowl, mix together the tomatoes, red pepper and onion and set aside. 
In a small bowl whisk the garlic, allspice, vinegar, pomegranate molasses, olive oil, and 1/3rd teaspoon of salt, until well combined. Pour this over the tomatoes and gently mix. 
Arrange the tomatoes and the juices on a large flat plate. Sprinkle over the pomegranate seeds and oregano and finish with a little drizzle of olive oil.

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