• 1 large leaf lettuce, large leaves torn into smaller pieces
  • 4 large or 6 small ripe Italian tomatoes sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds

Garlic Vinaigrette

  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • pepper to taste


  1. To make the garlic vinaigrette, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, oil and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Place a layer of lettuce leaves on a serving platter or on 4 plates and arrange the sliced tomatoes and then the cherry tomatoes on top. Drizzle over the vinaigrette.
  3. Scatter the basil leaves and the pumpkin and sunflower seeds over the tomatoes, and serve at once.