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Tasty Marinated Tomatoes Recipe

Tasty Marinated Tomatoes Recipe

My niece introduced me to this colorful recipe some time ago. I now make it when I have buffets or large gatherings because it can be prepared hours ahead. —Myrtle Matthews, Marietta, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large fresh tomatoes, thickly sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil

Directions

  • 1. Arrange tomatoes in a large shallow dish. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar; cover tightly and shake well. Pour over tomato slices. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (without salt) equals 1/2 vegetable, 2 fat; also, 91 calories, 6 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm protein, 9 gm fat.