Cajun Bloody Mary Tomato Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
All the spice and flavors with a Cajun highlight make this a tasty turn for a salad or mix for your next Bloody Mary.
  • 2 pounds vine ripened fresh tomatoes, diced (choose your favorites)
  • 1 pound small grape or lemon drop yellow tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup inner celery stalks, leaves and all, finely chopped
  • 1 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup Spanish olives, halved
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons, olive brine
  • 1 ½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana Hot Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun Spice Mix (no salt variety)
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoons ground cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon celery seeds
  1. Combine chopped tomatoes, celery, red onion, olives and basil in large bowl.
  2. In a smaller bowl whisk together lime juice, prepared horseradish, hot sauce and spices.
  3. Pour over fresh tomato mixture and gently stir to coat with dressing.
  4. Chill for 1 - 2 hours then serve.
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