Hearty Summer Salad

This salad has everything you need for a refreshing summer meal. Serve as a side or enjoy it all on its own.

Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Servings: 
4
Ingredients: 
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup Reese Sliced Green Olives
1 cup black olives
¼ cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped
3 Reese Anchovy Fillets, drained and chopped
2 tbsp. Reese Capers, rinsed and drained
1 garlic clove, sliced thin
8 fresh basil leaves, shredded
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
6 tbsp. DaVinci Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 vine-ripened tomatoes
2 tbsp. feta cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste
Directions: 
1. In a small saucepan, simmer the balsamic vinegar on low heat for 20 minutes or until thick. It should measure about ¼ cup. Set aside to cool.
2. In a small bowl, combine olives, parsley, anchovies, capers, garlic, basil, pepper, and olive oil. Mix together.
3. For ideal serving, cut the tomatoes into slices about ¼" thick and place on a serving plate. Spoon the mixture over the tomatoes, and then drizzle the balsamic glaze on top.
4. Top with feta cheese and serve.

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