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Marinated Tomato-Basil Salad Recipe Using Garlic and Olive Oil

I love making tasty and nutritious dishes at home; it's a much healthier (and more cost-effective!) solution than going out to eat.

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Basil and tomatoes go great together in a salad. This meal is quick and easy to make, and it can be made even tastier when it is marinated with olive oil.

Ingredients

  • one bunch Basil, rinsed/leaves taken off of stem
  • 1/2 bunch Parsley, rinsed/ leaves taken off of stems
  • 6 large tomatoes, diced large
  • pinch salt/pepper, tossed in
  • 1/2 cup infused Extra virgin olive oil with herbs, poured in bowl
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, poured in bowl
  • 4 small cloves of garlic, soaked in olive oil -flatten and chopped with a knife

Infused Olive Oil

Here are some easy how-to steps to infuse your own Extra Virgin Olive oil and save a ton of money. Store-bought infused olive oil can cost upwards of $18.00.

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Marinated Salad

Cook Time

Prep timeReady inYields

5 min

5 min

One tomato/basil/dressing serves one person

Making the Salad

  1. Take the leaves off the stems of the parsley and the basil.
  2. Cut the tomatoes into large dice peices.
  3. Take the 4 garlic cloves and flatten under a knife then chop. Suzzycue likes garlic, so she left them whole and tossed in bowl.
  4. Pour in a half of cup of infused extra virgin olive oil and the quarter cup of cidar vinegar. Mix well, cover and let stand for 20 minutes before you serve it.
  5. Add salt and grind black pepper corns over top, when you serve this salad.

Change This Into What?

Half a dozen large tomatoes and a bunch of browning Basil . What can I do?

Half a dozen large tomatoes and a bunch of browning Basil . What can I do?

Turn it into this. The best marinated salad you ever ate!

Turn it into this. The best marinated salad you ever ate!

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