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Basil Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Basil Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

I especially like this light, refreshing salad in summer when cherry tomatoes from the garden are in abundance.—Melissa Stevens, Elk River, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, oil, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve on lettuce if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without salt) equals 42 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.