This Simple Tomato Salad is just that, simple. But please, do not percieve it as a boring salad. This would make a perfect accompaniment for any grill or pool day, brunch, picnic.. basically anywhere outdoors in the Summertime, this salad is for you. It's so refreshing and with only six ingredients this salad can be prepared in less than 5 minutes! More time by the pool, less time in the kitchen. Pairs perfectly with anything grilled, or sweet.
Serves: 4-5 as a side
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: None
By: Chef Hallie Norvet
2 Pounds Heirloom or Rainbow Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
2 Tablespoons Fresh Basil, Chiffonade
1 Tablespoon Italian Parsley, Chopped Rough
1 Small Shallot, Sliced as Thin as Possible
1.5 Tabelspoon Red Wine Vinegar
1 Tabelspon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper
Tip: To make this in even more of a time crunch, you can serve tomatoes whole instead of halved as long as they are bite sized.. Now that's freakin' simple.
Place all ingredients into a bowl, season generously with salt and fresh cracked black pepper. Gently stir with spoon or spatula. Allow to marinate for 5 minutes. Enjoy!