Tony’s Hot Tomatoes
3 heirloom tomatoes, any variety
1 zucchini, cut into thin slices using a mandolin
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped finely
1/4 cup olive oil
2 oz. Balsamic vinegar
3 mint leaves
3 basil leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
Place zucchini slices into a bowl along with the zest and juice from one lemon along with 1/8 cup of olive oil.
Add the jalapeno to the bowl, stir to combine, add salt and pepper to taste then stir again
Cut the heirloom tomatoes into thin slices and lay them on plates
Lay the mixture in the bowl evenly over the tomatoes
Pour remaining olive oil over plates, then place mint and basil leaves on top
Drizzle Balsamic vinegar on top and serve.