Whip up this impressive dish in a matter of minutes: Tomato Carpaccio with Soy-Vinegar Syrup will make an elegant appetizer for your next dinner party with almost no work at all.
3-4 large, ripe heirloom tomatoes of different sorts if possible, thinly sliced
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup naturally brewed soy sauce
1/4 cup brown sugar
Freshly ground black pepper
Lay out tomato slices randomly on four plates or one platter. In a stainless steel saucepan over medium-high heat, combine vinegar, naturally brewed soy sauce and sugar.
Bring to a simmer and reduce by 50%.
Test by drawing line of syrup on a cold plate to see if the line will hold.
Transfer to a cool, heat-proof container and let cool in fridge. Season tomatoes with sea salt, ground pepper and syrup.
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