Oven Dried Tomatoes
(prepare well ahead of serving)
- 2 Pints of cherry tomatoes sliced in half
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
- On a small sheet tray, place seasoned tomatoes with the sliced side up and bake in oven around 3 hours or until the tomatoes look like sun-dried tomatoes.
(can be refrigerated)
1 Cup mayonnaise
½ Cup buttermilk
½ Cup sour cream
½ Teaspoon onion powder
½ Teaspoon garlic powder
¾ Teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 Teaspoon chopped chives
1 Teaspoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 Teaspoon chopped mint
1 ½ Cups of high quality Gorgonzola or bleu cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients with a whisk in a mixing bowl until dressing is slightly chunky and creamy.
Arrange sliced sections of lettuce on a serving platter. Scatter dried tomatoes over the lettuce. Liberally drizzle Gorgonzola dressing over the lettuce. Top with your favorite croutons and bits of crispy bacon.