Pesto Tomato Salad is an easy 4 ingredient recipe that will be the star on your table. Garden fresh tomatoes and red onion are tossed in a homemade pesto transforming juicy tomatoes into a recipe that’s bursting with fresh flavor and summertime goodness.
Tomato Salad Recipe
Just when I think that I have had enough of summer with it’s intense heat and humidity, the thought of bushels of tomatoes comes to mind and I once again remember what I love so much about summer, besides the jersey shore, of course! The fresh produce that abounds during this season inspires me to create my easy real food recipes that are not only delicious but also oh so beautiful. Pesto Tomato Salad is no exception. Garden fresh tomatoes and red onion are tossed in a homemade pesto transforming juicy tomatoes into a healthy tomato salad recipe that’s bursting with fresh flavor and summertime goodness. Combining pesto and tomatoes to make an Italian tomato salad, folks, it doesn’t get much better, or more real food, than this.
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Pesto Tomato Salad is an easy 4 ingredient recipe. Garden fresh tomatoes and red onion are tossed in a homemade pesto transforming juicy tomatoes into a recipe that's bursting with fresh flavor and summertime goodness.
- 1 lb. vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced
- 1 cup heirloom grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
- 3 Tbs. homemade pesto or store bought pesto
- 2 Tbs. thinly sliced red onion
Arrange sliced vine-ripened tomatoes on serving dish.
In bowl combine grape tomatoes, pesto and red onion and toss until evenly coated.
Arrange tomato mixture over sliced tomatoes.
Makes 4 servings.