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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Tomato and mint salad : A lovely summer side dish


If you want a quick, easy and great tasting side dish, how about this one! It's full of fresh summer flavours ... tomatoes, mint and red onion ... which I'm sure will be enjoyed!

Ingredients:
Serves Four as a side dish
400 g tomatoes on the vine
28 g fresh mint, leaves picked and finely chopped
0.5 red onion, finely sliced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp white wine vinegar

Method:
1. In a medium bowl, toss together the tomatoes, mint and onion. In a separate, smaller bowl, whisk together the olive oil and vinegar, and season with freshly ground black pepper.
2. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve with grilled fish or meat.

... you see I said it was quick and easy! 

Nutritional Guidance
Each serving provides:
4.7g carbohydrate 1.7g fibre 1.2g protein 5.5g fat

Original idea here



Now, sit and enjoy

All the best Jan

8 comments:

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Delicious! Such a simple and refreshing recipe. Thank you.

Snowbird said...

How tasty that looks, I never seem to use mint even though I grow it. Will give this a whirl!xxx

Regina Melo-Jocknevich said...

Hello Jan,

I'm new here at your blog, and loving these simple and healthy recipes. This salad is the 'face of summer" , refreshing, healthy, gorgeous!

Beatrice Euphemie said...

This looks lovely and sounds so fresh and delicious! I would love to eat it at the beautiful table, too! x Karen

Tom said...

I'm nor sure about the mint.

Adam said...

looks nice

Bob Bushell said...

Mouth watering, love the salad.

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