Tomato Salad

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


Tomato Salad


· 5 large or 8 cups medium ripe red heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes (cut into 1-inch cubes)· 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)· 8 - 10 fresh basil leaves (chopped)· 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil· 1 clove garlic (minced)· Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste· good crusty bread (for serving (optional))


Step 1In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, red onion, basil, olive oil, garlic and season liberally with salt and pepper.Step 2Let the tomato mixture sit room temperature for about 20 minutes to let the flavors blend (the juices from the tomatoes will release and create a kind of dressing). Toss well.Step 3When ready to serve, toss the tomato mixture and divide in 4 bowls. Eat with crusty bread if desired.