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July 28, 2015 / Chris Blum

Grilled Green Tomatoes

  
This is from Bon Appetite – it is perfect for a hot meatless Monday. The flavored are amazing.

Green Juice

  • ½ small romaine heart, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ English hothouse cucumber 
  • 1 c kale leaves
  • ¾ c cilantro leaves with tender stems
  • 2 TBSP lime juice
  • Salt

Tomatoes And Assembly

  • 1 slice thick country-style bread
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • 3 unripe green tomatoes, sliced ½ inch thick
  • 1 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • Black pepper
  • 8 ozs burrata or fresh mozzarella, torn into pieces
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • ½ c toasted pine nuts
  • 1 c cilantro leaves or pea shoots with tender stems
  • Salt

Prepare a grill for medium-high heat or heat a grill pan over medium-high. Brush tomatoes and bread on both sides with oil and grill until lightly charred, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to plates and drizzle with vinegar, ⅓ c green juice. Season with salt and pepper, top with burrata.

Toss scallions, jalapeño, pine nuts, breadcrumbs, 2 TBSP green juice, and remaining 3 TBSP oil in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Add cilantro and toss again to bring everything together.

Scatter scallion mixture evenly over tomatoes and burrata; drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt.

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