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Marinated Heirloom Tomato Salad

Andrea Gomez
Prep time 20 mins
Other time 30 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
This marinated heirloom tomato salad is a delicious and colorful summertime side dish. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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.