Basil Broccoli/Tomato Platter Recipe

Basil Broccoli/Tomato Platter Recipe
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Basil Broccoli/Tomato Platter Recipe

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My family especially loves this at the end of summer, during the peak of tomato season.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 5 fresh tomatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets, cooked
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh minced basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

In a large shallow dish or 13-in. x 9-in. pan, layer tomatoes and onion along one side; place broccoli on the other side. In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients; pour over vegetables. Cover and chill for several hours, occasionally spooning dressing over vegetables. Serve vegetables on lettuce-lined platter if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Basil Broccoli/Tomato Platter in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 181 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 481mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 5 fresh tomatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 pounds fresh broccoli, cut into florets, cooked
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh minced basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Pepper to taste
  1. In a large shallow dish or 13-in. x 9-in. pan, layer tomatoes and onion along one side; place broccoli on the other side. In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients; pour over vegetables. Cover and chill for several hours, occasionally spooning dressing over vegetables. Serve vegetables on lettuce-lined platter if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Basil Broccoli/Tomato Platter in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994

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