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Basil Cherry Tomatoes

I especially like this light, refreshing salad in summer when cherry tomatoes from the garden are in abundance.—Melissa Stevens, Elk River, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, oil, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve on lettuce if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 42 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 14mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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  • gertrudescook
    Aug 10, 2019

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  • bjsilve0
    Oct 28, 2011

    I have made this several times and it is always a hit Great change of pace from the traditional green salad and it is pretty.

  • cklayum
    Dec 30, 2010

    Really good

  • cdpeffer
    Mar 9, 2006

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