Tomato Lutece

(Confession:  I have no idea what “lutece” means.  We’ve call these “Grandma Mary Tomatoes” as long as I can remember.  What else do we call them? DELICIOUS!)

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Do you have a gazillion tomatoes from your garden?  Did you pick up more tomatoes than you should have at the farmers market?  This recipe is a family favorite for those super sweet vine ripened tomatoes.

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8 firm ripe tomatoes
1/4 c chopped parsley
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 c oil
2 Tbsp vinegar
2 tsp prepared mustard

Wedge tomatoes into about six pieces. Combine remaining ingredients in small jar; cover.  Shake well.  Pour over tomatoes.  Cover lightly; let stand at room temperature at least 20 minutes before serving.  (Grandma Mary says: I like to sprinkle the parsley over after pouring sauce over tomatoes.)  Keeps for use the next day.

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Comments

  1. Yum, I do have tons of tomatoes coming in, I’ll try this – thank you!!!

  2. Yum, Char! Those looks so good! I love this time of year.

  3. “Lutece” refers to the area of modern-day Paris – how many times do I have to tell you?????

  4. My husband will love this! By the way…love that your mom is still teaching you :) And your photos are amazing! You are getting good with that camera!

  5. I have just two things to add here. First, s delicious. Second, I had three years of high school French, have visited three times and still had no idea Lutece was.

  6. Looks delicious! :) Thanks for sharing! I will have to try this one out :)

  7. Yummy Char!! My tomatoes are ready in my garden. I’m going to try this out!!!

    xoxo
    Jen

  8. I love summer tomatoes… this sounds like a light and fresh way to enjoy them. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

  9. Hi, love your blog. I’m guessing that Lutece refers to a restaurant that was formerly in New York City,

  10. This looks delicious. With all the tomatoes I have, this is a wonderful new recipe to use them for!

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