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Old September 18, 2012   #65
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Cherry Tomato Salad Recipe

This recipe evolved from a need to use the bumper crops of delicious cherry tomatoes we grow. It's become a summer favorite, especially at cookouts.

Prep: 15 min. + marinating
Yield: 6-8 Servings

1 quart cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Lettuce leaves

• Place tomatoes in a shallow bowl, In a jar with a tight-fitting lid,
• combine the oil, vinegar, parsley, basil, oregano, salt and sugar; shake well.
• Pour over tomatoes.
• Cover and refrigerate overnight.
• Serve on a bed of lettuce.

Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 78 calories, 7 g fat (1 g
saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber,
1 g protein.

Originally published as Cherry Tomato Salad in Country August/September
1994, p49
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