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Herbed Tomato Salad Recipe

Herbed Tomato Salad Recipe

My children love to pick the garden-fresh tomatoes and herbs from our backyard garden for this salad. They are so proud of themselves when they put this tasty salad together and serve it to their family.—Judith McGhan, Perry Hall, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup minced chives
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/2 pounds fresh plum and/or cherry tomatoes

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cut tomatoes in half or into wedges; add to dressing and toss. Cover and allow to marinate for several hours or refrigerate overnight. Toss lightly before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared without salt) equals 2 fat, 11 vegetable; also, 112 caloires, 5 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 7 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 9 gm fat.