Save on Pinterest

Herbed Tomato and Cheese Salad

A flavorful combination of ingredients and a tangy garlic-laced dressing makes this salad a mouthwatering delight;—Sharon Miller, Olivenhain, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 5 large fresh tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 6 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place tomato wedges in a shallow dish. Cover with the green pepper, onion, cheese and olives. Sprinkle with basil. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 209 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

Recommended Video