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Italian Tomato Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Makes

4 servings

When you're sharing your bumper crop of tomatoes with friends and family, be sure to send along a copy of this extra-easy recipe. The light oil-and-vinegar dressing and subtle seasonings let the wonderful flavors of just-picked tomatoes and crisp cucumbers come through.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Layer tomatoes, cucumber and onion in a large salad bowl. Combine oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper; drizzle over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate; until ready to serve.

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