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Tangy Tomato Slices

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


12 servings

Fresh garden tomatoes are a treat at a picnic or family gathering. The zesty flavor of this dish is a crowd-pleaser, and it's a colorful addition to the buffet. I'm grateful to the friend who gave me the recipe. -Lois Fetting, Nelson, Wisconsin


  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 large tomatoes, thinly sliced


  1. In a small bowl or a jar with a tight-fitting lid, mix first nine ingredients. Layer onion and tomatoes in a shallow serving dish. Drizzle dressing over the vegetables; cover and refrigerate for several hours.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 190 calories, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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