Avocado-and-Tomato Wedge Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

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1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp. ground mustard
Salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste
1 ripe avocado
2 medium, firm heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 Tbsp. minced fresh basil

• In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, garlic, and mustard. Season with the salt and pepper and set aside.
• Carefully remove the skin from the avocado. Cut in half and remove the seed. Slice the avocado into 1/4-inch wedges.
• Place a tomato wedge on a plate and layer an avocado wedge on top. Continue layering to create a fan shape. Do this on 2 plates.
• Drizzle the vinaigrette over the wedges. Sprinkle the basil on top and serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings

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