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Simple Marinated Tomatoes Recipe

When the tomatoes are ripe and fresh from the garden, this salad just can't be beat. Basil and lemon-pepper make a fine seasoning combination.—Monica Wilcott, Sturgis, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning


  • 1. Place tomato slices in a shallow serving dish; sprinkle with basil. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients; pour over tomatoes. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 58 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.