Tomato Salad with Basil–Pine Nut Dressing

This recipe makes a nice addition to any summer celebration, but shy away from it if nightshade vegetables, such as tomatoes, trigger inflammation in your body.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 pints ripe cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • ½ bunch fresh basil leaves, torn
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Combine tomatoes and onion in a mixing bowl and drizzle with oil; set aside.
  • Dry-sauté the pine nuts (without oil) over medium heat until light brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Let cool, then stir the pine nuts, basil leaves, salt, and pepper into the tomato mixture. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 pints ripe cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • ½ bunch fresh basil leaves, torn
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Combine tomatoes and onion in a mixing bowl and drizzle with oil; set aside.
  • Dry-sauté the pine nuts (without oil) over medium heat until light brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Let cool, then stir the pine nuts, basil leaves, salt, and pepper into the tomato mixture. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars8g
Protein4g