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Tomato salad with fresh mozzarella cheese, red onion and basil.

Tomato Salad

This tomato salad recipe is ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, mozzarella cheese and red onions, all tossed together in a zesty garlic and herb dressing. A classic summer salad that never goes out of style!
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 147kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 5 cups tomatoes cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup bocconcini mozzarella balls
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup small basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place the tomatoes, mozzarella balls, red onion and basil in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, oregano, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the tomato mixture and gently toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.



Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1035IU | Vitamin C: 17.5mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 0.4mg