Sliced Tomato Salad with Capers and Basil

This salad is best if you make it with juicy, sweet, summertime tomatoes.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3 tomato slices)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 37
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 2.5 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 3.8 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 106 mg
Calcium 8 mg

Ingredients

2 tomatoes (about 3/4 pound)
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon capers
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1 small garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Cut each tomato vertically into 6 slices. Arrange on a serving plate; sprinkle with basil and capers.

2. Combine vinegar and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Pour vinegar mixture over tomatoes.

carbo rating: 3

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005