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Tomato Salad

Tomato Salad

This classic Tomato Salad recipe is simple as can be, healthy, and easy to customize! It is the perfect summer salad when tomatoes are ripe and at their peak! 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keywords gluten free, summer, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 107 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. mixed heirloom tomatoes, preferably various colors and sizes, cut into wedges or halved if small
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 8 to 10 basil leaves
  • Fresh mozzarella balls (bocconcini), optional
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the tomatoes and red onion in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar. Gently stir. Add the fresh mozzarella, if using. Garnish with fresh basil and season with salt and black pepper.

  2. You can serve immediately, but if you have time, let the salad sit, tossing occasionally, until juicy and deeply flavored, at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 548mg16%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1985IU40%
Vitamin C 31.9mg39%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.