I thought the flavors in this were delicious! Halve the tomatoes and add them to a large zipper bag with the sliced red onion. Also I had pimento stuffed green olives whole not sliced so I just sliced them and kept the pimentos in the mix. Delicious! once the tomatoes sit in the refrigerator, they release juices...this causes there to be more liquid in the bottom of the bowl, you will have some liquid even if you use a very small amount of dressing. make it again. Add the olive oil, balsamic, parsley, pesto, sugar, garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper. © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. You saved Cherry Tomato Salad to your. Pour over salad, and gently stir to coat. Such an odd assortment of things to put together, but it was wonderful. The toasted pine nuts impart a unique (delicious) flavor and are the crowning touch that sets this salad apart from the usual potluck fare. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, and oregano. Directions Step 1 Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. I will def. Used grape tomatoes because that is what they had at Sams Club. then add salt & pepper if you like. I needed to make it ahead of time so I prepared all the ingredients except the tomatoes and mixed them in a bowl. Place into the fridge until ready for dinner. I did not use the full 1/4 cup of oil, but that is my personal preference. Over the past couple of years I have made this recipe many times and it has become a family favorite. I didn't need to be. The dressing was the perfect amount. also, many reviews talked about there being too much dressing and the salad is just sitting in it. In a dry skillet, toast pine nuts over medium heat until golden brown, turning frequently. This salad is great. I even added more red wine vinegar and garlic salt but it didn't seem to help. In a big bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, green olives, back olives, and spring onion. Congrats! Otherwise, great recipe! Toss and serve! Scored again! this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. WOW! Great recipe, I will be making this one again!!! Stir into tomato mixture. Sprinkled a little feta on top at serving time--yum! I just love Allrecipes and everyone that contributes. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Everyone that tried this has loved it. I even get requests for this salad when I'm invited to potlucks or parties. Add the olive oil, balsamic, parsley, pesto, sugar, garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. This recipe was passed on by a friend and has been passed on to many more friends. All rights reserved. this recipe really is a 5 star for taste, however, due to the instructions i give it a 4. 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained and sliced. I cannot wait to make this for some friends. We LOVE tomatoes and didn't care for this at all. 341 calories; protein 5.1g 10% DV; carbohydrates 12.6g 4% DV; fat 32.2g 50% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 939.9mg 38% DV. The colors together were beautiful. It is a colorful and delicious salad served in a self made vinaigrette. By doing this I did not have to put the tomatoes in the refrigerator -which i don't do, they lose flavor- and the salad doesn't get too runny. I've added the little yellow tomatoes and green peppers for extra color and the salad always tastes great. We liked the concept (esp. i measured a 1/4 cup of olive oil and only drizzled it into the vinegar while whisking. Seal the bag, getting all the air out. In a dry skillet, toast pine nuts over medium heat until golden brown, turning frequently. I too have found that the amount of oil can be reduced without any noticeable effect and I like to increase the amount of vinegar for extra tang. This salad is great! I used grape tomatoes and ¾ cup of green olives instead of 1 cup. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, red wine vinegar… My husband and I couldn't stop eating it (so we didn't care if the kids wouldn't touch it). (The dressing from the tomatoes becomes the salad dressing.). It is also something delicious to make the night before company arrives because it tastes even better the next day after all of the juices marinate! I used kalamata olives instead of black olives and subbed some balsamic vinegar for part of the red wine vinegar. Seal the bag, getting all the air out. I had my worries because of the ingredients but I was wrong big time. In a big bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, green olives, back olives, and spring onion. The ingredients sounded wonderful and full of flavor on their own - but came out sort of bland tasting in this dish. They love it at work! Next time I will use less than 1/4 cup oil and add more later if I need to. 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It's especially pretty as a holiday dish because of the red and green colors and it's wonderful in the summer when we have fresh garden tomatoes. Step 3 after reading the reviews about it being too oily, here are my suggestions. Place into the fridge until ready for dinner. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. Chill for 1 hour. Excellent. Have made 4 times now. I already had some toasted pine nuts leftover from another recipe so that was a little bit of a time saver. when the consistency looks good to you, taste test it and then add either more oil or a splash or 2 more vinegar. Oh, I also didn’t add the pine nuts until just before serving because I didn’t want them to get soggy while it marinated overnight. I used about half of it and it still was too much. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. with a garden full of cherry tomatoes) but I think I'll try a different vinegarette next time. 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