Tomato and Onion Salad

To remove skin from tomatoes, place them in boiling water for 30 seconds. Take a paring knife and slice an “X” into the skin at the bottom of the tomato. The skins will come off easily.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 6 Roma tomatoes, peeled
  • 1 small red onion
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 4 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. Splenda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper


  • Half the tomatoes, and finely slice the onion and combine in a bowl. Add oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and Splenda.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes before serving. Top with basil and serve.