Tomato Salad

Difficulty: very easy. Preparation time: 15 mins.

Ingredients (makes 4 servings)
  • 800g tomatoes
  • 1 middle-sized onion
  • several basil leaves for decoration


  • 2 tb olive oil
  • 2 tb white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tb water
  • basil and oregano
  • sugar
  • a dash of lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  1. Peel and chop the onion. Cut the washed tomatoes into slices and put them in a large bowl together with the onions.
  2. Now mix the dressing from the olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, water and the chopped herbs (basil and oregano). Add some sugar and a splash of lemon, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the whole mixture over the tomatoes and onions.
  4. Leave the salad in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Verena Peuser
Eurice – European Research and Project Office GmbH
My favourite tomato moment

Gardening is the cheapest therapy and you get tomatoes ;-)

Profile: Costoluto (Pomodoro di Pachino)
Growth region:
Sicily, Italy
Size (in g):
flattened and ruffled
green to red
Basic taste:
sweet, slightly tart, full bodied
soft, juicy