Fresh Tomatoes with Basil

This recipe can be used as a snack or a very simple salad. You can also add sliced leeks to this if you like. It makes a great base recipe for all kinds of other vegetables such as cooked eggplant or raw or roasted peppers. Use heirloom tomatoes when in season for added flavor.

Fresh Tomatoes with Basil
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Fresh Tomatoes with Basil

Servings 2

Total Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 222

carbohydrate 9g

protein 2g

fat 21g


  • 1 cup(s) tomatoes, cherry or grape
  • 1/4 cup(s) basil, fresh
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil or less to taste
  • 2 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar or less to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt


  1. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and put in a bowl.
  2. Finely chop the fresh basil and add to bowl.
  3. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  4. Add sea salt to taste.