Basil Tomato Salad Recipe

Basil tomato salad is an incredibly fresh and flavorful salad prepared with fresh tomatoes. Tossed with olives and cheese with a oil and vinegar dressing, this tomato salad has the fresh flavor of basil to it and a hint of garlic to taste.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Tomatoes5 Medium, sliced
 Sliced pitted ripe olives1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Crumbled feta cheese4 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Wine vinegar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Finely chopped basil/2 teaspoons dried whole basil2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Coarsely ground pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1521 Calories from Fat 1179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g224.7%

Saturated Fat 32 g160.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100.9 mg

Sodium 1944.6 mg81%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g34%

Sugars 21.1 g

Protein 23 g45.2%

Vitamin A 152.9% Vitamin C 147.2%

Calcium 105.3% Iron 106.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Arrange tomatoes, olives, and cheese in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch dish.
Combine remaining ingredients in a jar.
Cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
Pour dressing over tomato mixture, stirring gently.
Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
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