Coring and peeling tomatoes Recipe Video

This nutritious recipe from American cuisine can be served as side dish. Boiling is the method to prepare this dish.


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient, Interest Group


 Heirloom tomatoes1 Pound, cored, cut into bite-size pieces
 Peeled shallots3 , minced to make 2 tablespoons (Food You Feel Good About)
 Fresh basil leaves6 , minced (Food You Feel Good About)
 Sea salt To Taste (Wegmans)
 Freshly cracked pepper To Taste
 Raspberry wine vinegar2 Tablespoon (Colavita)
 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Wegmans)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 643 Calories from Fat 507

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 342 mg14.2%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 99.8% Vitamin C 108.4%

Calcium 9% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet



1. Toss tomato, shallots, and basil together in large bowl. Season to taste with sea salt and pepper.

2. Add vinegar and olive oil. Toss gently.

3. Cover; let stand 1 hour. Serve at room temp.

Chef Tip(s):
To mince basil, roll leaves together into cigar shape. Slice thinly widthwise.
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Editors Review

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