Fresh Tomato Salad with Sweet Onion and Basil

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

Simplicity of ingredients and preparation is what brings out the best of the season's fresh tomatoes.

Serve with Crispy Herbed Chicken with Prosciutto.


2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
1/2 -- sweet onion (such as Vidalia, 1015 Texas Sweets, Maui or Walla Walla), slivered
1 tablespoon lemon juice or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 -- fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
1 tablespoon capers
1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
-- Coarsely ground black pepper


  1. Combine and gently toss all ingredients.

Recipe by Chef Jon Ashton.



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