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A plate Tomato Basil Salad
4.84 from 118 votes

Tomato Basil Salad

Made with garden-fresh tomatoes, spicy red onions, delicious sweet basil, and an easy three ingredient balsamic dressing, this Tomato Basil Salad takes just 10 minutes to prepare start to finish. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 4 as a side
Calories: 194kcal


  • 5 large medium ripe heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes - chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • ½ red onion - chopped
  • 10 fresh basil leaves - chopped
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil - (good quality)
  • 3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic - minced
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper - to taste


  • Add the tomatoes, onion, and fresh basil to a large salad bowl. Gently mix to combine.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinaigrette, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Combine the tomatoes with the vinaigrette. Allow salad to rest for 5-10 minutes at room temperature to allow flavors to marinate together. Enjoy!


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1950IU | Vitamin C: 32.4mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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