Recipes and Cooking Tomato and Red Onion Salad 4.1 (24) Add your rating & review Choose a variety of heirloom and farmstead tomatoes for this recipe. Prepare them whole, sliced, and cut in wedges to make a colorful salad. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Alison Miksch Prep Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 25 mins Total Time: 50 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 medium red onion, sliced 1/4-inch thick ½ cup cider vinegar ¼ cup sugar 8 cup tomatoes, cut (about 3 lb.) Directions In medium bowl combine 4 cups ice cold water and 2 teaspoons salt; stir to dissolve salt. Add onion slices; stir to separate rings. Let stand 20 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, for Sweet-Sour Dressing, in small bowl whisk together vinegar, sugar, and 3/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper. In extra-large bowl combine tomatoes and drained onions. Add dressing; gently toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes. Serves 6 to 8. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 88 Calories 1g Fat 20g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 88 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 1% Sodium 401mg 17% Total Carbohydrate 20g 7% Total Sugars 16g Protein 2g Vitamin C 31.3mg 157% Calcium 30.3mg 2% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 613mg 13% Folate, total 40.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.