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Summer Pea Salad with Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey Vinaigrette

Summer Pea Salad with Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey Vinaigrette
The ultimate food home grown tomatoes
Crispy bacon
Fresh herbs work so well this the rest of ingredients
A layer of peas your choice, black eye peas , cream peas, zipper peas
Indulge with creamy avocado, cucumber, and Balsamic Garlic Honey Vinaigrette
Summer!

Summer Pea salad 

6 large beefsteak tomatoes

2 large golden tomatoes

2 large rainbow tomatoes

½ pint of sweet 100 tomatoes (cherry tomatoes)

2 avocados, peeled and cubed

2 cucumbers, peeled and cubed

 ½ cup thinly sliced Vidalia onion

¾ cup plus 3 tablespoons Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey vinaigrette

Salt and pepper

1 smoked ham hock

1 piece bacon

1 large onion peeled and chopped

1 cup zipper peas

1 jalapeno

½ teaspoon garlic powder

2 tablespoon vegetable oil

3 ears of yellow corn, husked

6 slices apple wood smoked bacon, cooked until crisped

6 tablespoon chiffonade of basil and chopped herbs 

In saucepan brown bacon for 2-3 minutes, then your add onion and sauté for a few minutes, add zipper peas, jalapeno, ham hock, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cover peas with water and simmer until cooked. Drain and toss with enough Balsamic Garlic Honey vinaigrette to coat.

Take the corn off the cob. Melt butter into skillet add the corn and season, cook stirring occasionally, until tender. Let cool and toss with Balsamic Garlic Honey vinaigrette to coat the corn.

Slice cherry tomatoes in half and season with salt and pepper and add to zipper peas.

Slice assorted tomatoes on to a platter. Season them with salt and pepper and drizzle with Balsamic Garlic Honey vinaigrette to coat. Layer peas on top and continue layering with avocados, cucumbers, Vidalia onion, corn. Finishing the salad with drizzling balsamic garlic honey vinaigrette all over and the pieces of crispy bacon on top. Garnish with the chiffonade of basil and herbs.