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Tomato Onion Salad Recipe

Tomato Onion Salad Recipe

"I worked as a summer cook at a Wyoming ranch for more than 20 years, and I made this marinated salad often," writes Nell Cruse of Ontario, Oregon. "It was obviously a favorite because there were never any leftovers."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced and separate into rings
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Layer tomatoes and onions in a shallow serving dish. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 119 calories, 90 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.