Heirloom Tomato Soup with Succotash

(Serves 4)

Ingredients for Soup:

  • 6 Heirloom Tomatoes

  • 1-2 Tablespoon Sherri Vinegar

  • 2 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice

  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Instructions for Soup:

1. Boil water in a 6-quart pot. Then blanch the Heirloom Tomatoes by placing them in boiling water for 3-5 seconds.

2. With a slotted spoon, remove the blanched tomatoes and place them in ice water to cool for 30 seconds, then peel the skin and remove the seeds.

3. Place the Tomatoes, Sherry Vinegar, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice in a blender. Salt and Pepper to taste.

Ingredients for Succotash:

  • 1-2 Garlic Clove

  • ½ Medium Sweet Onion

  • 1 Cup Green Peas

  • ½ Cup Fava Beans

  • 1 Cup Corn Kernels

  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice

  • Chive Flowers

Instructions for Succotash:

1. Slice onions.

2. Peel and slice garlic cloves.

3. Heat the olive oil on medium heat in a frying pan. Then add onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

4. Add garlic cloves to the onions. Heat for another 2-3 minutes.

5. Add green peas, fava beans and corn kernels to the frying pan and mix together with the garlic and onions. Heat for 2-3 minutes or until soft.

6. Add lemon juice and mix.

To serve: Pour soup into bowls and place succotash mixture in the center. Decorate with chive flowers.

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