Mediterranean Summer Tomatoes

Mediterranean Summer Tomatoes


"This is a very simple and yummy side dish. I learned in while living in France from an old Mediterranean lady. This is always a hit!"


15 m servings 433 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 433 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 19.7 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.3g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 505 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Core and slice the tomatoes, and arrange them in a serving dish. Sprinkle the shallots over the tomatoes. Whisk the olive oil and balsamic vinegar together with a fork, then pour over the tomatoes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving, or refrigerate, covered, for up to 3 days. Eat with French bread, and dip the bread in the marinade when finished with the tomatoes.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I made this for a potluck and it was a hit! After marinating over night, the vinegar and onions were no longer overpowering and became almost sweet. It was super easy and I'll definately make ...

This is my favorite way to eat tomatoes! Light and fresh, the good tomatoe taste comes through. Use good Balsamic. I sometimes top with crumbled feta or blue cheese and black olives, use fresh...

Great recipe and simple too...Perfect for Summer..I used Olive Oil that has been flavored with a crushed garlic clove and it added just a little extra.

Growing up in our lttle Italian getto in Chicago we ate an identical "salad" almost everyday.. all summer long. It was GREAT! Passed down from my Great Grandmother (who added a leaf or two of fr...

I've been making my own variation of this all week with all fresh veggies from my garden. Added small cukes, green pepper, yellow tomato, red onion chopped. Didn't use as much olive oil or Balsa...

This recipe turned out great! I didn't have the shallots, so I just left them out and made it with the tomatoes. I also added a little chopped fresh basil to the mix. My husband loved it and ...

Perfect side dish instead of a salad. I also had two warm multigrain baguettes that we enjoyed dipping in the dressing. Yum! I also added fresh garden cucumber slices around the serving tray ...

I recently made this, and it was wonderful. I followed the directions to the T, and the only thing that I added, was a little organic brown sugar to the oil and vinegar. Everyone loved it, and...

What a fantastic way to highlight a fresh tomato! This is a simple dish that lets a tomato taste like a tomato should taste, thanks for an awesome recipe!