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Marinated Herbed Tomato Salad

I make this pretty summer salad whenever I want to share two of my garden favorites—tomatoes and peppers—with family and friends! Try using all kinds of peppers from your garden to come up with a variety of color combinations and flavors.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3 sweet peppers (combination green, red and yellow), sliced or chunked
  • 1 sweet Spanish onion (white or red), sliced
  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives
  • DRESSING:
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup green onions with tops, snipped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (use fresh if available)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram (use fresh if available)

Directions

  • Slice vegetables into glass serving bowl; add olives. Set aside. Combine dressing ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well. Pour over vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 298 calories, 27g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 576mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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