Tomato-and-Onion Salad

Tomato-and-Onion Salad Recipe
The flavors of this tomato salad recipe really shine with the addition of sweet Vidalia onions, fresh basil and a balsamic vinaigrette.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Stand: 2 Hours


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


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.

Madelaine Miller, Columbia, South Carolina,

Southern Living

July 2005
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