Tomato and Onion Salad

Patrick Johnson


This light and zesty salad is the perfect side for your summer BBQ.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 Hr 5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 4-5 large
    tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 large
    sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh basil, chopped

How to Make Tomato and Onion Salad


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

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About Tomato and Onion Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #sides, #Tomato, #BBQ

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