Beefsteak Tomato Carpaccio With Herb Pesto

INGREDIENTS

3 large beefsteak tomatoes, sliced paper-thin
Course sea salt & cracked pepper
½ cup herb pesto

PREPARATION

Place tomatoes flat on a platter and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Drizzle pesto over platter of tomatoes.

For the pesto……………….

INGREDIENTS

4 garlic cloves
½ cup pine nuts
2-3 cups fresh basil leaves, chopped
⅔ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon zest
Juice of one lemon
Salt/pepper

PREPARATION

Blend all ingredients in a blender or with a handheld food processor until smooth.

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