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Tomato, Feta And Shallot Salad

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4 medium (500g) tomatoes
500g feta cheese
⅓ cup (80ml) olive oil
cup (60ml) lemon juice
3 green shallots, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


2 tablespoons roughly chopped walnuts, toasted
3 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
teaspoon cumin seeds
teaspoon coriander seeds


Serves: 5


1. Cut tomatoes into wedges, remove seeds and cores; chop tomatoes finely. Cut cheese into 1 cm pieces.

2. Whisk oil and juice in small bowl until combined; add shallots and mint; mix well.

3. Topping: Finely chop all ingredients.

4. Combine half mint mixture with tomatoes in bowl; gently stir to combine. Combine remaining mint mixture with cheese in separate bowl; gently stir to combine. Refrigerate tomato mixture and cheese mixture, covered, at least 1 hour. Place cheese mixture on serving plate, sprinkle with half the topping, top with tomato mixture, then remaining topping.

Tomato mixture, cheese mixture and topping can be made a day ahead.
Storage: Covered, separately, in refrigerator.
Freeze: Not suitable.

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