Beefsteak tomato salad with herb salsa
A simple salad to share.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Serves: 2-4
  • 4 beefsteak tomatoes (with deep ridges), sliced to medium thickness
  • Salsa
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard seeds
  • I medium orange, sliced into quarters and pith removed
  • Zest of whole orange
  • 3 yellow cherry tomatoes, finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 gem lettuce leaves, shredded
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil (optional)
  • Few sprigs fresh oregano
For the Salsa
  1. Toast mustard seeds in a small frying pan until all have popped.
  2. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  1. Place sliced beefsteak tomatoes on large serving plate and top with the salsa.
  2. Serve as a sharing plate with small chunks of sour dough or as a side salad.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at