Heirloom Tomatoes with Spicy Cilantro Pesto


  • 2 pounds assorted, ripe heirloom tomatoes,sliced 1/4″ thick


Cilantro Pesto

  • 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stemmed, washed and dried
  • 2 medium Garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 4 green onions, white portion only , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribs discarded , chopped (optional)
  • 1/3 cup fruity, fresh Tuscan herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice from 2 small limes
  • About 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper to taste


Place all of the in pesto ingredients into a blender or bowl of a food processor.Pulse untill no chunks remain, and the suace is pureed.
Taste and adjust seasoning.

Arrange tomatoes slices and drizzle sauce over freshly cut tomatoes.
Serve immediately !!