Sardine and Tomato Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

1 headGarlic, roasted
¼ cupHalf and half
Sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
2 pounds largeRipe tomatoes, cut into 1/4" slices
1 canWild Planet Wild Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, drained and halved lengthwise
¼ cupFresh basil leaves, coarsely torn
2 teaspoonsBalsamic vinegar
4 tablespoonsExtra virgin olive oil


Combine six cloves of roasted garlic with half and half in a mini food processor. Puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Retain the remainder of roasted garlic cloves for another use.

Spoon the garlic puree onto a serving platter and arrange tomatoes in a single layer over the puree.

Arrange sardines over tomatoes, sprinkle basil over top.

Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.

Season with additional salt and ground pepper.

Makes 3-4 servings.

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