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Easy Tomato Salad with Drizzled Olive Oil

Easy and Quick Tomato salad drizzled with olive oil is one of the easiest salads you’ll make! Quick tip: the longer it marinades, the juicier it gets!
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Easy and Quick Tomato salad drizzled olive oil is one of the easiest salads you’ll make! The longer it marinades, the juicier it gets.

tomato-salad-on-a-white-plate-with-dill-on-the-side

I may be going out on a limb, but does anyone else know that incredible, lovely and unique smell of tomatoes? I love the smell. Right when they are fresh from the garden.

Why should you eat tomatoes?

Whether you call it a fruit or vegetable you should be eating more of this super-food nutrient-dense goodness. Tomatoes are packed full of beneficial nutrients and and are a rich source of vitamins A and C and folic acid. This quick tomato salad is a great way to incorporate more tomatoes into your diet.

What other health benefits are in this salad?

The red onion you see in this recipe will benefit your overall health by reducing your risk of getting sick with a chronic disease. This vegetable is really low calorie and contains no fat but high in potassium, magnesium, calcium, and vitamin K.

The olive oil is mainly tied to the cardiovascular system. It is good to eat more of because it can reduce the risk of developing a cardiovascular disease. You can learn all about the great benefits of olive oil in my blog post!

Hope you enjoy this easy and quick tomato salad.

What ingredients do I use in this recipe?

Tomatoes contain lycopene and vitamin C.

Red onion contains quercetin, which can help fight free radicals in your body.

Along with those ingredients, you will need salt, black pepper, and olive oil.

  • salt
  • black pepper
  • olive oil

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Easy Tomato Salad with Drizzled Olive Oil

Easy and Quick Tomato salad drizzled with olive oil is one of the easiest salads you’ll make! Quick tip: the longer it marinades, the juicier it gets!
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Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Russian
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 195kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes, sliced
  • ¼ red onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Slice 3 large tomatoes and ¼ red onion.
  • Add 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) and ½ tsp ground black pepper.
  • Mix everything with 2 ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy this fresh and juicy salad!

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 1173mg | Potassium: 464mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1540IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

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