Party Potatoes and Tomatoes

Ingredients

3 mediums russet potatoes peeled
5 mediums tomatoes
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (or 2 tsps. dried)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

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1. Cut the potatoes into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cook until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain.
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2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a small skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 8 minutes. Cool and crumble bacon; set aside. Cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
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3. Combine mustard, basil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl; mix well with a fork. Gradually beat in oil, then vinegar.
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4. Arrange potato and tomato slices alternately on a serving platter. Drizzle dressing over top. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
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VARIATION: For a pretty and flavorful idea, tuck a whole basil leaf next to each tomato slice in step 4.
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TIP: You can save time by using bottled Italian vinaigrette. Add 2 teaspoons dried basil before drizzling it over the vegetables.

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Yield:

4 servings

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010 - 3:18pm

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