Marinated Plum Tomatoes
Here's an easy, refreshing way to use the plump red tomatoes from your garden. Our Test Kitchen home economists simply sliced fresh tomatoes and tossed them in a cilantro-seasoned oil-and-vinegar marinade.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + marinating
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 10 plum tomatoes, sliced
- In a bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Add tomatoes; toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve with slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 71 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Originally published as Marinated Plum Tomatoes in Light & Tasty June/July 2003