Heirloom Tomato and Chicken Toss

Southern Living
Heirloom Tomato and Chicken TossRecipe

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Serve this fresh summer salad with plenty of crusty bread to soak up the flavorful tomato juices.

Serves 6 (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)


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4 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 pounds heirloom tomatoes, cut into 1/2- to 1-inch wedges
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Whisk together vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Gently toss together chicken, tomatoes, onion, basil, chives, parsley, and thyme in a large bowl. Add vinegar mixture, and gently toss until thoroughly combined. Serve immediately, or cover and let stand at room temperature for up to 1 hour.

Created date

May 2016