Basil Cherry Tomatoes
I especially like this light, refreshing salad in summer when cherry tomatoes from the garden are in abundance.—Melissa Stevens, Elk River, Minnesota
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 3 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Lettuce leaves, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, oil, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve on lettuce if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 42 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Basil Cherry Tomatoes in Quick Cooking July/August 2000
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