• prep: 20 min
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  • total: 20 min
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    Extra tomatoes? Make this simple tomato salad recipe! It's delicious, versatile and easy to make. This recipe features ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, soaked red onion, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Recipe yields 4 to 6 side salads using 1 3/4 pound tomatoes; you can cut the recipe in half by using either the cherry tomatoes or the pound of regular tomatoes.

    Ingredients

    • ½ cup chopped red onion (about 1/2 small red onion)
    • 1 pint (12 ounces or 2 cups) cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 pound additional tomatoes (about 1 large, 2 medium or 3 small), cut into bite-sized wedges
    • 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil and/or small basil leaves (or substitute parsley, dill and/or chives)
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons thick balsamic vinegar* or balsamic glaze
    • ½ teaspoon flaky sea salt or kosher salt, to taste
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 1/2 English cucumber or 1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced
    • 1 torn mozzarella ball or around 1 cup mini mozzarella balls or cubed part-skim mozzarella
    • 1 ripe avocado, sliced or diced
    • Handful of baby arugula

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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