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Tomato-and-Onion Salad

Prep time 10 mins
Stand time 2 hrs
Yield Makes 8 servings
The flavors of this tomato salad recipe really shine with the addition of sweet Vidalia onions, fresh basil and a balsamic vinaigrette.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 large tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium-size sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Arrange tomato and onion slices in rows in a serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped basil, and drizzle evenly with marinade. Cover and let stand at room temperature for at least 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.