Summer Tomato Salad



Looking for a fresh and vibrant dish to add to your summer menu? This Tomato and Herb Salad is the perfect solution! Bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes, aromatic herbs, and a tangy dressing, this salad is a refreshing and healthy option for any meal. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time, you can create a delicious and nutritious side dish that will impress your family and friends. Let’s dive into this easy-to-make recipe that’s perfect for warm weather gatherings!


  • Author: Hannah
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


4 ripe tomatoes
1 1/2 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes
¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
2 cloves minced garlic
1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh herbs like basil, thyme, or parsley (see notes about dried herbs)
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, red onion, garlic, and fresh herbs.
Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
Let the salad rest for 15-20 minutes before serving.


  • Serving Size: Servings: 4 servings
  • Calories: Kcal: 132 kcal

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There you have it—a quick and delightful Tomato and Herb Salad that’s sure to become a staple in your summer recipe collection. This salad not only looks stunning with its vibrant colors but also offers a burst of fresh flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re serving it at a barbecue, picnic, or as a light lunch, this dish is sure to impress. Enjoy the simplicity and deliciousness of this recipe, and don’t forget to share it with your loved ones. Happy cooking!

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