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Simple Marinated Tomato Salad

I've found this simple but tasty combination of ingredients turns tomatoes into a refreshing salad. It's best prepared at least 30 minutes ahead.—Mary Tuthill, Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 8 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional


  • Arrange tomatoes in a serving bowl; sprinkle with parsley. Combine the remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Pour over tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until ready to serve.

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  • dollargirl
    Jun 24, 2019

    Simple, refreshing and delicious salad, esp. with ripe tomatoes off the vine.

    Aug 30, 2015

    WOW!!!!! Yummmmmmy. Thank you Mary.

  • Flora Colboch
    Aug 2, 2010

    I love the taste of this all together. Great summer dish or any time.

  • cwbuff
    Sep 27, 2009

    Tried this - it's very good. It's great as a quick tasty side dish to grilled meats on a busy night, especially when those garden-grown tomatoes appear at the end of summer. I love no-fuss recipes like this.

  • SusanCJones
    Jan 12, 2007

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