Lunch - Best Summer Tomato Salad recipes

Author: Rosemary Lewis  

The best summer staple - it's great on its own, as an appetizer or topper for chicken, bread or salad! This delicious Tomato Salad is filled with sweet heirloom tomatoes, piquant red onions, fresh basil and tangy feta cheese for the best summer side around.

Tomato Salad

Tomato Salad
Ripe, end-of-summer garden tomatoes make the best, juiciest tomato salad, perfect served with a rustic loaf of bread!
Provided by: Gina
Total time: 25 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American,Italian
Number of ingredients: 7
Ingredients:
  • 5 large or 8 cups medium ripe red heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 8 - 10 fresh basil leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • good crusty bread (for serving (optional))
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 86.5 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 12.5 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
  • Sodium: 21.5 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
How to cook:
  1. In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, red onion, basil, olive oil, garlic and season liberally with salt and pepper.
  2. Let the tomato mixture sit room temperature for about 20 minutes to let the flavors blend (the juices from the tomatoes will release and create a kind of dressing). Toss well.
  3. When ready to serve, toss the tomato mixture and divide in 4 bowls. Eat with crusty bread if desired.
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Best Summer Tomato Salad

Best Summer Tomato Salad
This summer tomato salad is so easy to make and the perfect side dish to bring to a summer party or picnic!
Provided by: Julie Chiou
Total time: 135 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 6
Ingredients:
  • 1 quart grape tomatoes (sliced in half)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium shallot (finely chopped)
  • Fresh basil (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 163 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 21 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 14 g
How to cook:
  1. In a large bowl, toss all ingredients together and serve!
  2. If marinating (optional), cover bowl and refrigerate for two hours or longer.
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Tomato Salad Recipe

Tomato Salad Recipe
This delicious Tomato Salad is filled with sweet heirloom tomatoes, piquant red onions, fresh basil and tangy feta cheese for the best summer side around.
Provided by: Farrukh Aziz
Total time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Number of ingredients: 11
Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic (minced)
  • ¾ teaspoon Dried Herbs Mix (I have used my homemade mix)
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 lb Ripe Tomatoes (cut into wedges, I have used heirloom tomatoes)
  • 2 cups Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
  • ½ cup Red Onion (sliced)
  • ¼ cup Fresh Basil (roughly torn or whole small leaves)
  • 4 oz Feta Cheese (crumbled)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 145 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 8 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 17 mg
  • Sodium: 416 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In a small glass jar, combine olive oil, garlic, dried herbs mix, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper. Close the lid and shake well. You can also whisk everything together in a small bowl.
  2. In a large bowl, add the tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, sliced onions and pour the dressing.
  3. Gently toss to combine well and let the salad sit for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Give a gentle toss again, top with fresh basil and crumbled feta cheese, serve immediately.
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The Best Marinated Tomato Salad Recipe

The Best Marinated Tomato Salad Recipe
A Fresh Marinated Tomato Salad made with ripe cherry tomatoes, red wine vinegar, onions and fresh herbs for the perfect summery bite. The best summer staple - it's great on its own, as an appetizer or topper for chicken, bread or salad!
Provided by: Krista
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 8
Ingredients:
  • 4 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons red onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt to taste
How to cook:
  1. Add tomatoes, onions and fresh herbs to a medium bowl. Toss to mix everything together.
  2. To a small bowl, red wine vinegar, olive oil and salt. Whisk together until smooth. Pour mixture over tomato mixture.
  3. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Let sit for at least 10 minutes for all the flavors to soak together. Better if overnight.
  4. Serve.
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