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Perky Parsleyed Tomatoes

 Perky Parsleyed Tomatoes
"I was given this delightful recipe many years ago by my mother with a notation, 'Oh, so good!'", says Marie Melchert from Las Vegas, Nevada. "You can make it ahead, and it is so attractive."
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 8 medium tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon or cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cut a thin slice off the bottom of each tomato so it sits flat. Cut
  • each tomato into 1/2-in. horizontal slices; reassemble tomatoes,
  • stacking slices on top of each other. Place the stacks in a 13-in. x
  • 9-in. dish.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over tomatoes.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Remove from the
  • refrigerator 20 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 tomato equals 96 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 341 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.