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Tomato and Red Onion Salad

Tomato and Red Onion Salad

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  • Makes: 6 to 8 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Stand 25 mins

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Choose a variety of heirloom and farmstead tomatoes for this recipe. Prepare them whole, sliced, and cut in wedges to make a colorful salad.


  • 1 medium red onion, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 8 cups tomatoes, cut (about 3 lb.)


  1. In medium bowl combine 4 cups ice cold water and 2 teaspoons salt; stir to dissolve salt. Add onion slices; stir to separate rings. Let stand 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, for Sweet-Sour Dressing, in small bowl whisk together vinegar, sugar, and 3/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper. In extra-large bowl combine tomatoes and drained onions. Add dressing; gently toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes. Serves 6 to 8.

Nutrition Facts

(Tomato and Red Onion Salad)

Servings Per Recipe 6, sodium (mg) 401, Potassium (mg) 613, calcium (mg) 30, Fat, total (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 88, sugar (g) 16, vit. A (IU) 1944, carb. (g) 20, vit. C (mg) 31, Riboflavin (mg) 0, iron (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Folate (µg) 40

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