Marinated Heirloom Tomato Salad

Marinated Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe
Andrea Gomez
This marinated heirloom tomato salad is a delicious and colorful summertime side dish. 


Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Other: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 91
Caloriesfromfat 54 %
Protein 2.1 g
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Sodium 22 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


3 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 pounds mixed firm-ripe heirloom or other tomatoes
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
Salt and cracked black pepper


1. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar and oil. Rinse and core tomatoes and slice 1/3 to 1/2 inch thick. Arrange in layers in an airtight container or on a serving dish, drizzling vinegar mixture and sprinkling mint, basil, salt, and pepper evenly over each layer.

2. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving.


If you're packing a picnic, assemble this salad right in the container you'll transport it in; otherwise, layer it on a serving platter.

June 2005
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