"OUR GARDEN always yielded a large crop of tomatoes. In season, we ate tomatoes every day—and this salad was one of our favorites. Mother also grew her own herbs...dill, basil and thyme. The fresh flavor of basil enhances the great taste of summer tomatoes."
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 4 medium tomatoes, sliced
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Place the tomatoes in a shallow serving dish. In a bowl, mix oil, basil, vinegar and sugar. Pour over tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Tomatoes in Reminisce Extra August 1994, p47