Mediterranean Tomato Salad

 
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Image by tiramisustudio at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 
 

Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped into large pieces
  • 1  medium  red onion, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 TBS lemon juice or vinegar
  • 3 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Optional:

  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 6  olives, chopped
  • 2 tsp  capers
  • Anchovies (use however much suits your palate)

Directions:

1.    Slice onions and mince garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.

2.    Combine and toss all ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 2

Recipe by WHFoods.org