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Tuscan Tomato-Olive Tower
Tuscan Tomato-Olive Tower 1

Tuscan Tomato-Olive Tower

Products Used: Carr's® Table Water® Crackers
Servings: 24


  • 24 each (7 pounds) tomatoes, medium, sliced
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sherry vinegar
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 96 each Carr's® Table Water® Crackers
  • 1 quart (2 pounds 4 ounces) black olive tapénade
  • 1 quart 1 pint 3/4 cup (2 pounds 4 ounces) feta cheese
  • 3 quarts (1 pound 8 ounces) mache, or other small leaf lettuce variety

Recipe Directions

1. Cut tomatoes horizontally into 4 or 5 slices. Discard the bottom slice of each tomato, but keep the other slices in order; they will be restacked.
2. Drizzle each tomato slice with sherry vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste.
3. Place a single base slice from grouped set of a single tomato onto a serving plate. Place one cracker topped with 1 tablespoon of tapénade onto tomato slice. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of feta cheese onto tapénade.
4. Repeat layering two more times with tomato, cracker, tapénade, and feta cheese until all slices from the original tomato have been stacked. Serve on a nest of mache.