The Building of a Tomato Salad

in #food4 years ago

I like tomatoes with mozzarella like everyone else but this was the salad I grew up with and is my favorite way of eating my homegrown tomatoes.

I start by cutting up my tomatoes into bite size chunks.

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I then get a couple hot peppers from the garden and cut them into small pieces (if you don't like hot just substitute sweet).

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Then a generous amount of garlic.

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And of course basil.

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Finally I add some dried oregano, salt, black pepper, and extra virgin olive oil. I toss it and put it in the refrigerator for several hours so all the flavors can blend together.

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And then I fall into a state of ecstasy as I sit down and enjoy my creation. Thanks for reading. I hope you like my tomato salad as much as I do.

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Yummmm! Going to make this. I was going to up vote but I miss that 7 day mark. If you reply to this comment I may be able to send a little bit of Steem towards your comment. Thanks again.

Thanks for your comment. The salad is great especially if you like it kicked up with some hot peppers. Just make sure to refrigerate for a few hours before eating to let all the flavors blend together.

That's a lovely tomato salad @garden-to-eat! Nothing beats fresh homegrown vegetables for sure!
Lovely!
@progressivechef

Thanks. Will be having one with my dinner tonight! Can't wait.

I like these tomatoes are full of red! Are they yours?
If yes what brand are they?

Wow this tomato salad looks out of this world. I think I am going to call it the Garden Tomato Salad as there as so many ingredients you can pick in the garden to create this masterpiece.

That's a good name.

Simple and beautiful! It's kinda like a rough salsa... nice :-)

I never thought of it that way but yes it is like a rough salsa.