Tomato And Basil Salad Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Tomatoes12 Medium
 Coarsely chopped fresh basil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Coarsely ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coarse salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
For dressing
 Olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Red wine vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 130 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.7%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 162.8 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.5%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 2 g4.7%

Vitamin A 42.4% Vitamin C 53.5%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Blanch tomatoes in boiling water for 2 minutes and then refresh in cold water.
2. Peel them and half. squeeze out and discard the seeds.
3 Quarter each tomato shell and place in a large salad bowl along with other salad ingredients.
4. Toss well and cover bowl before placing in the refrigerator to chill.
5. Combine ingredients for dressing and whisk till well amalgamated.

SERVING
Sprinkle dressing over salad 5 minutes before serving and toss.
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