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Zipper Pea Salad

Zipper Pea Salad

6 large beef steak 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

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 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 balsamic vinaigrette. 

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 vinaigrette.

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

Slice assorted tomatoes on to a platter. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with Balsamic Garlic Honey. Layer peas on top and continue layering with avocados, cucumbers, vidalia onion, corn. Finishing the salad with drizzling Balsamic Garlic Honey all over and a piece of crispy bacon on top and the chiffonade of basil and herbs.