Maisonette Heirloom Tomato Salad With Goat Cheese and Arugula

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"Simple and delicious, this recipe hailed from the renowned Maisonette restaurant of Cincinnati, Ohio."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (378 g)
  • Calories 486.6
  • Total Fat - 41.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 19.8 mg
  • Sodium - 341 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 19.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6 g
  • Sugars - 9 g
  • Protein - 15.9 g
  • Calcium - 405.8 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 62.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Thinly slice tomatoes and arrange on salad plates in an overlapping fashion forming a ring, alternating colors as you go.

Step 2

Season tomatoes with salt and pepper and drizzle lightly with some of the olive oil and balsamic (reserve some for the arugula).

Step 3

Press wheels of goat cheese into the chopped pistachios, covering both sides.

Step 4

Place arugula into a small bowl and toss gently with olive oil, juice of the lemon, balsamic, salt, and pepper.

Step 5

Place approximately one cup of the arugula salad into the center of the tomatoes.

Step 6

Top arugula with pistachio goat cheese and garnish with tomato if desired.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This is an extremely tasty salad, and I loved the dressing over the tomatoes and arugula. The cheese and nuts add another dimension the the salad with a depth of flavor that was wonderful. I made it a couple of times already and will make it for many years to come!


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(28 Jul 2013)

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