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Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

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Ingredients

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1 pint red grape tomatoes
1 pint yellow grape tomatoes
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp minced fresh parsley
1 heaping tbsp jarred pesto
1/4 tsp sugar
1 clove garlic, pressed
salt and fresh ground black pepper
1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into chunks

Nutritional information

747 kcal
calories
39.58 g
carbohydrates
10.09 g
protein
64.07 g
fat
242 mg
sodium
3 mg
cholesterol

Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

Features:
  • Veg
Cuisine:
  • 15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

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Marinated cherry tomato salad is a dish that just oozes freshness and nutrition. Tomatoes are one of those vegetables that bring a combination of sour and sweet taste to a number of different dishes. This salad is perfect for all those summer nights you quickly want to rustle up a dish that is balanced in flavors and nutritious too.Pesto balances out the acidity of the tomatoes and vinegar both beautifully. This salad, like all others, tastes best when made with freshly cut tomatoes and onions.

Health Benefits

  • Tomato is rich in Vitamin C which helps build immunity. Tomatoes are also a rich source of Potassium, Folate and Vitamin K.
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How to make Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to a large size zipper bag along with freshly sliced red onions.
  • Add olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, parsley, sugar, pesto, and then sprinkle some salt and a liberal amount of pepper.
  • Close the bag tightly making sure there is no excess air.
  • Refrigerate until cold.
  • Place the iceberg lettuce on a large bowl and add the tomatoes.
  • Toss well and serve.

Trivia

  • Did you know, technically, tomato is a fruit?
  • There are more than a thousand sub-species of tomatoes

Ruth Mancini

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