“My sister and I had eaten something similar to this when eating out, but we could not find a recipe like we liked, and there may be one here on Zaar, but I am sure back when we did this we didn't know about this site. So we made this up ourselves.”
2hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tomatoes, firm and cubed
  • 1 medium onion, sweet is better, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 small pickling cucumber (optional)
  • crushed hot pepper, to taste (optional)


  1. Cube Tomatoe and Dice Onion.
  2. Add spices, to taste, I normally add about 1 teaspoons of basil, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour Italian Dressing over all.
  4. Mix.
  5. Let set either in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or over night, if desire.
  6. You may also leave it at room temp for 2 hours.
  7. Cooking time is setting time.
  8. Note added: 6/24/06 I recently made this using fresh chives and think it was even better than with basil. I also think that about any spice of your liking would be good in this recipe.

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