Italian Tomato Onion Salad

“I made up this recipe as a copy cat to the tomato onion salad served at my favorite Italian place. It's not exactly the same but it's as close as I could get. This is a great veggie dish to have with pizza, lasagne or any Italian dish. UPDATED to adjust the amounts: I rarely use measuring utensils, especially when I'm making up a recipe and don't have time or the inclination to write everything down as I'm doing it. after reading your reviews I did notice some problems with the recipe...hopefully I've fixed them!”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tomatoes into wedges scraping all juice, seeds and pulp into a mixing bowl.
  2. Slice the onion into thin strips.
  3. In the mixing bowl combine the onion, tomatoes, lemon juice, cider vinegar and sea salt, stir.
  4. Let sit for at least an hour to let the salt tenderize the tomato and onion; stir often.
  5. Add basil, oregano, garlic, olive oil and red pepper to taste; let marinate 30 minutes.
  6. Serve with crusty Italian bread or sour dough flute slices.

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