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easy Marinated Tomato Salad

A crazy easy and flavorful salad using the best of summer tomatoes, cucumbers, and fresh basil.
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CourseSalad, Side Dish
CuisineAmerican
Keywordsalad, tomato
Prep Time10 minutes
chilling time2 hours
Servings4 cups
Calories501kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber de-seeded and chunked
  • 5 - 6 Roma tomatoes chunked
  • ¼ red onion chunked
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • 6 -8 basil leaves chiffonade
  • ½ cup olive oil ½ cup to ¾ cup olive oil. Start with ½ cup and add more, if desired
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or honey
  • 2 teaspoons salt more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces or so of mozzarella balls

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix the cucumber, tomatoes, onion, and mozzarella balls together.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the olive oil, vineagar, brown sugar, salt, pepper, green onions, and basil leaves together.
  • Pour the oil mixture into the tomato mixture and mix well
  • Cover the bowl and set in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.

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Nutrition

Serving: 4servings | Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1198mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1537IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 1mg