Easy Garden Tomatoes Recipe
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Easy Garden Tomatoes Recipe

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Simple as it is, this tomato recipe is one my favorite dishes, and my family loves it. I made three batches the first time, and a few stray olive slices were the only thing left on the platter. —Heather Ahrens, Columbus, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 large tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 184 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Arrange tomatoes and onion on a serving platter. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, basil and oregano; drizzle over salad. Top with cheese and olives. Chill until serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Easy Garden Tomatoes in Taste of Home August/September 2010, p33

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robbiejackson User ID: 4907377 229843
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Yum, so easy and good. Loved this! Hubby enjoyed it too."

Fire291 User ID: 934301 176715
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2013

"I made this dish to take to a family gathering ~ it was a big hit. I'm going to make some of the dressing and keep it on the side and make small batches to take in my lunch."

marjoless User ID: 5511968 110083
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2012

"Oh this is so good. That a keeper recipe."

tlwoodard User ID: 1581776 176721
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2012

"My husband made this last week & he liked it so much that he has already made again this week. He said the flavor was awesome!!"

geome User ID: 184863 103602
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2012

"chilling tomatoes removes most of their flavour!"

barsto User ID: 4995537 96764
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"I have made this dish for years - it was called

I've made this recipe for years. My recipe is called "Greek Style Tomatoes" and it has always been a favorite with family and company!!! The only additions I have is a tsp of parsley, l/2 tsp sugar and salt and cracked pepper to taste. Refrigerate two hours to let flavors blend together."

hedjo User ID: 4179463 165149
Reviewed May. 12, 2012

"The flavor combination of tomato, onion, feta and ripe olives is great (and it looked so appealing on the plate). The dressing was just too strong and dominated the salad."

Eileen156 User ID: 456315 117420
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2010

"Thank you Heather! Made this tonight with the tomatoes from garden, and my husband and I just loved it!"

Amy the Midwife User ID: 2816815 93842
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2010

"After making a trip to East Texas, I needed a recipe to spotlight the delicious East Texas tomatoes (and sweet Noonday, Texas onions) I purchased. This was a great recipe to use. Since I was planning to couple it with falafel I decided to make it a bit more Mediterranean and used Kalamata olives. I used garlic-flavored rice vinegar, cut back slightly on the basil and oregano, added a bit more garlic (I ALWAYS add more garlic!), sprinkled a bit of salt over all and let it marinate while I fixed the rest of supper. Delicious!"

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