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Creamy Sliced Tomatoes

 Creamy Sliced Tomatoes
This is a family favorite that's also popular with friends. It's a pretty presentation, perfect as a side dish. The basil and cool creamy dressing make the dish tasty and refreshing.
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil or 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil, divided
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 6 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced into rings


  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, cream and half of the basil.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Just before serving, arrange lettuce, tomatoes and onions on
  • individual salad plates. Drizzle dressing over. Sprinkle with
  • remaining basil.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 168 calories, 16 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 113 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.