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Fast Marinated Tomatoes Recipe

A dash of cinnamon gives these tasty tomatoes from our home economists traditional Greek flavor. It's a super summer salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • Red leaf lettuce
  • 8 pitted kalmata olives or ripe olives, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Arrange tomatoes on a lettuce-lined serving plate. Sprinkle with olives. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, onion, honey, garlic, salt, pepper and cinnamon. Drizzle over tomatoes and olives. Sprinkle with parsley. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 61 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 285 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.