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

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