A simple Sliced Tomato makes a wonderful side for any meal, especially if it is a home grown tomato. But add a little olive oil, a splash of red wine vinegar and a bit of fresh parsley and I'm in heaven.
Simple Sliced Tomato Salad is best when it's fresh.
This Sliced Tomato Recipe couldn't be any simpler. You don't have to measure (but I'll give you measurements in the recipe anyway). You don't have to whisk. Really. You just slice the tomato, fan it out, splash on a little olive oil, shake on a bit of vinegar. Add some parsley to make it prettier, and eat. It is our "go to" recipe this time of year.
What You Need
You need a sharp or serrated knife (affiliate link), cutting board and a flat serving dish. A pair of scissors is helpful, as well. And put on John Denver's "Home Grown Tomato" song while you're eating.
Sliced Tomato Recipe
Sliced Tomato Salad
- 1 medium home grown tomato
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves only
- Slice the tomato into ¼ inch slices.
- Lay the tomatoes in a flat dish with each layer covering the previous layer about halfway.
- Sprinkle the olive oil over the tomatoes.
- Sprinkle the red wine vinegar over the tomatoes and oil.
- Toss the chopped parsley evenly over the tomatoes.
- Serve. It's best at room temperature, but you can make this in advance and refrigerate until serving.
Recipe Nutrition Information
This recipe is GF, DF, NF, SF, EF, CF, V, VG*
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.
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This post was first published on Recipe Idea Shop August 4, 2020 and updated September 2, 2021.
Last Updated on May 5, 2022 by Adriana