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Mouthwatering Marinated Tomatoes

Photo: Alison Miksch

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 1 hr, 50 mins

Makes about 4 cups

This makes a flavorful Tomato Vinaigrette for adding to all types of salads.


  • 2 pounds assorted tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed Italian parsley leaves

How to Make It

  1. Gently stir together tomatoes, minced shallot, crushed garlic, vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper, and set aside for 1 hour and 45 minutes, tossing occasionally. Stir in basil leaves and Italian parsley leaves. Serve immediately.