Fresh Tomato Salad Recipes

These fresh salad recipes are the ideal way to use tomatoes from your garden (or local farmer's market), and they pair beautifully with grilled dishes and other summer fare.


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Tomato Bread Salad

    Toss toasted bread cubes with Roma tomatoes, red onion, sweet peppers, fresh basil, and Italian dressing for an easy, make-ahead side dish.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Grill   10 mins 
Stand   5 mins 
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Tomato Egg Salad

    Roma tomatoes filled with creamy egg salad and a tangy cucumber mixture top crisp greens.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   25 mins 
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Mango, Tomato & Avocado Salad

    Buttery avocado is the perfect complement to the sweetness of mango and juicy red tomatoes in this fresh salad.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Chill  4 hrs 
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Tomato and Red Onion Salad

    Fresh heirloom tomatoes and onions are dressed up with a sweet-sour vinegar dressing. Make it ahead or just before supper -- prep takes 25 minutes.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   25 mins 
Stand   25 mins 
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Basil-Tomato Salad

    The flavors of pesto mix and mingle into a salad of fresh basil and tomatoes from the garden. Add chicken or fish to make it a dinner salad.

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish   30 mins  425°F 
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Tomato Salad with Pickled Red Onions

    Heirloom tomatoes are topped with a zippy balsamic reduction, fresh basil, and salty ricotta salata cheese.

Serving size: 4 side-dish servings
Prep   20 mins 
Chill  3 hrs  to 24 hrs 
Cook   20 mins 
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Stuffed Tomato Flowers

    A mixture of diced vegetables and fruit fills pretty tomato flowers -- an ideal side dish for a casual garden party.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Chill  4 hrs 
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Fresh Tomato Saute

    We've added pizzazz to traditional tomato-mozzarella salad by making this one with a mixture of grape, cherry, and pear tomatoes.

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish   30 mins 
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Italian Basil, Tomato, and Pasta Salad

    Garden-fresh tomatoes star in this pasta-bean toss. A savory mustard-garlic dressing adds a tangy twist.

Makes: 16 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Chill  4 hrs  to 24 hrs 
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Tomato and Zucchini Salad

    Looking for a quick supper side dish? Try this simple salad recipe. It's ready and on the table in just 20 minutes.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep   20 mins 
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Yellow Pepper and Red Tomato Salad

    Fresh tomatoes and peppers are topped with zesty homemade vinaigrette and creamy Gorgonzola cheese.

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 4 to 6 (side-dish) servings
Start to Finish   20 mins 
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