Balsamic Plum Tomatoes

Nothing compliments dinner quite like this summery tomato salad. Enjoy homemade vinaigrette tossed over sliced plum tomato and red onion topped with the unforgettable taste of basil.
Yield: 4 servings

Here’s what you need…

6 medium plum tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup sliced red onion
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive or canola oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 fresh basil leaves, snipped

  1. In a bowl, gently combine the tomatoes and onion. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, garlic powder and pepper; shake well.
  2. Pour over tomato mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with basil. Serve at room temperature with slotted spoon.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 cup) equals 114 calories, 7g fat, 12g carbohydrate, 2g protein.
* Make it a high protein meal by adding a grilled chicken breast on top.

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