Tomato Salad with Ginger

Stacy Goodall


I love tomato salads and every country seems to have one! India's version is unique as there is no oil. From Mark Bittman's Best Recipes in the World.


★★★★★ 5 votes

20 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 3 - 4
    medium tomatoes
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    peeled and minced ginger
  • 1 small
    chile, (likenthai or jalapeno), stemmed, seeded and minced or to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice, or to taste
  • ·
    cilantro, chopped for garnish

How to Make Tomato Salad with Ginger


  1. Core the tomatoes, then slice them. Arrange them on a plate and sprinkle with salt and pepper; let sit for about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the ginger with some more salt and pepper, the chile, and about 3 T of lime juice.
  3. Drain any liquid that has accumulated around the tomatoes, then dress with the ginger-lime mixture. Taste and add more lime juice if necessary, then garnish and serve.

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About Tomato Salad with Ginger

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Indian

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