Texas Toast Tomato Sandwiches

1 (9.5 oz.) package five-cheese texas toast
2 lb. assorted heirloom tomatoes
1/4 cup bottled blue cheese vinaigrette
6 tbsp. torn fresh basil
Salt and pepper
Garnishes: crumbled blue cheese, fresh basil leaves

Prepare Texas toast according to package directions. Meanwhile, halve larger tomatoes and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices; halve or quarter smaller tomatoes. Gently toss tomatoes with vinaigrette, basil, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately over hot Texas toast. Garnish, if desired.

Southern Living July 2011