Tomato Feta Salad

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Hello blog friends, this is Josh, the other half of Two Peas and Their Pod. I usually stay “behind the scenes” when it comes to the blog, but I wanted to write a post today. Often I am asked, if I really like eating all of the vegetables and salads we prepare, and the answer is, YES! I love a good piece of meat, but I also enjoy vegetables. We recently made a tomato feta salad that was most delicious and beyond easy.

As most of you know, we just started a kitchen remodel. I am doing most of the work-don’t worry, I have built houses before and I know what I am doing. Construction, especially the demolition, is fun for me. Maria is not as excited about the remodel as I am, well, she is excited about the finished kitchen, but not so much the dust. She is hanging in there though.

So while we are remodeling you will see easy recipes on our blog. Most of our recipes are easy anyways, so don’t expect too much change, but we will minimize our work in the kitchen for a few months. I am sure Maria will use the oven as long as she can, she can’t go without baking cookies for very long.

This salad is a great example of a simple summer meal. It is fresh, easy, and tastes really good. You can’t beat fresh garden tomatoes with basil. We are on a feta kick at our house, so we topped the tomatoes with feta too. I could eat this salad every day. I might try adding bacon sometime, but this salad is really good by itself.

Oh-don’t forget about our feta giveaway. You have until Sunday night to leave a comment. Just visit our giveaway page. It’s a pretty sweet package. Have a great weekend!

Tomato Feta Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes sliced
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 8 large basil leaves chopped
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Place the sliced tomatoes on a platter or plate. Drizzle tomatoes with balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle the chopped basil over the tomatoes. Crumble feta cheese over tomato salad. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

If you like this tomato feta salad, you might also like:

Sweet Corn Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod
Cucumber Feta Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod
Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill, and Feta from The Kitchn
Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Garbanzo Beans, Feta, and Herbs from Kalyn’s Kitchen

Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Fabulous. I am looking forward to seeing all of the light/easy summer meals! Hope the renovation goes smoothly and quickly. I bet the after pictures will be just awesome. Enjoy your weekend!

  2. Hi Josh! I just bought a big beautiful tomato from the farmers this morning market and it would be perfect for this. Good luck with the kitchen project!
    I know I’ll see Maria, but will we see you in San Francisco again this Fall?

  3. Hi Josh! Maria is quite the lucky lady. I feel pretty lucky to have a hubby who cleans up all the kitchen messes from my blogging creations, but I can imagine how nice it would be if he did some of the blogging too 😉

  4. I feel your pain. We are JUST about finished with our remodel and it has been hard not to cook and bake for 4 weeks.

    Good luck to you both – it’s not easy but you’ll love it.

  5. That looks really good! Can not wait until my tomatoes are ripe. You can also slice real mozzarella cheese instead of Feta Cheese.

  6. Wow Josh-I had been wondering if the man of the house was enjoying the veggies and salads! Because, well, the man in my house tends to moan and complain about veggies and salads. I think I can slowly win him over…in the mean time, more salad for me 🙂

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