Learn How to Build a Tomato Grazing Platter
It’s like a cheese plate — only brighter, sweeter and juicier. Not just eye candy for social media, grazing platters are a fun way to entertain and can feature something for everyone. For a sweltering summer day outside, let peak-season heirloom tomatoes get all the attention at your next gathering.
How to get organized:
- Select tomatoes:
Choose various colors, shapes and sizes. We’ve listed some of our favorites below.
- Find your largest platter.
No platter? Grab a large wooden cutting board or a few plates instead.
- Prep tomatoes:
Cut larger tomatoes into ⅓-inch thick slices, leave smaller tomatoes whole or skewer cherry tomatoes and blister on the grill.
Start with large slices of tomato and shingle across platter, grouping by color.
Embellish with something for everyone: