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Simple Heirloom Tomato Salad

This Simple Heirloom Tomato Salad will make you feel as if you are in Italy.

  • Total Time: 25 minutes


Heirloom tomatoes

Red onion, thinly sliced

Sheep or goat feta, crumbled


Pitted kalamata olives or a mix

Olive Oil


Flake or Celtic Sea Salt

Fresh pepper

Optional additions:

Cucumbers, artichokes, garbanzo beans

Fresh mozzarella or Burrata Cheeses

Homemade Pesto

Fresh slivered basil leaves for garnish.


  • Make a batch of  homemade cilantro basil pesto. Or you can buy a store bought pesto too!
  • As many colorful heirloom tomatoes ~ all shapes and sizes. Slice or dice tomatoes in chunks
  • In a large rectangular or oblong shaped serving platter, if using, spread the pesto on the bottom of the platter. Arrange tomatoes over the pesto.
  • Add thinly sliced red onion, crumble mild sheep or goat feta, and sprinkle capers and sliced pitted or whole Kalamata olives over the tomatoes.
  • Other options to mix in: fresh burrata cheese, grated Pecorino Romano, cucumbers, artichokes and or garbanzo beans.
  • Last, drizzle your favorite olive oil and balsamic over the top. Finish with fresh ground pepper and a dash of Flake or Celtic sea salt.
  • You can also garnish with slivered fresh basil leaves.

You’re all ready to serve up this tasty bountiful summer dish! It’s a real crowd pleaser!

  • Author: Curry Girls Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15