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Cherry Tomato Salad

This recipe is so easy to make, uses colorful and delicious Cherry tomatoes from your garden, and sparkles with a homemade vinaigrette. It is a great way to show off your harvest and serve a fabulous dish when entertaining for dinner.

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tomato salad with herbs

Cherry Tomato Salad

This recipe is so easy to make, uses colorful and delicious Cherry tomatoes from your garden, and sparkles with a homemade vinaigrette. It is a great way to show off your harvest and serve a fabulous dish when entertaining for dinner.

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Chilling Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 1h 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Salads & Dressings

Ingredients

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  • 40 Cherry tomatoes—washed, dried, and cut in half
  • 1 cup green olives, pitted and sliced lengthwise
  • 1 6-ounce can black olives, drained and sliced lengthwise
  • 2 scallions or green onions, minced
  • 3 ounces pine nuts, lightly toasted (optional)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (if using fresh oregano, finely mince 2 teaspoons of fresh oregano)
  • Parsley leaves
  • Salt and pepper, seasoned to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine Cherry tomatoes, green olives, black olives, and scallions or green onions.
  2. In a dry skillet, toast the pine nuts over medium heat until golden brown, turning frequently. Stir into tomato mixture.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, and oregano. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour olive oil and vinegar mixture over salad, and gently stir to coat everything.
  5. Chill for 1 hour and garnish with whole parsley leaves.
  6. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s so easy and delicious—please tell us how it turned out for you.

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