Cherry tomato salad is the perfect summer side dish for your BBQ. Made even more delicious with a sweet and tangy dressing!
Folks, the shops are full of lots of delicious summer salad ingredients.
So why not grab yourself some ripe cherry tomatoes and make this amazing summer cherry tomato salad?
You’ll love that this tomato salad is so easy to make.
It’s a great way to add a colourful and vibrant addition to your dinner table!
I mentioned in the last post that we’ve been enjoying some really great summer weather and have been able to sit in the garden.
Well with that happening the BBQ has been out plenty too and I’ve been conjuring up new side dishes to go with all the delicious grilled meats we’ve been enjoying!
There couldn’t be an easier side dish to compliment your BBQ recipes than this cherry tomato salad.
It takes only 10 minutes to make and the contrasting flavour of the tasty dressing is just the perfect accompaniment!
Even if you’re not a BBQ fan or it’s not the time of year you’ll still find this cherry tomato salad great to go with all sorts of meals.
For instance you could enjoy this with a cold meat platter. Or even just with some homemade focaccia.
If you can’t get cherry tomatoes but grape tomatoes are available instead then they can easily be substituted.
Just don’t be tempted to eat all this delicious tomato salad by yourself. It’s meant for sharing!
How To Make Cherry Tomato Salad In Just 4 Steps!
- Place the oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and honey into a jar and mix well together.
- Put the halved cherry tomatoes into a small bowl and pour the dressing over, coating all the tomatoes.
- Place the tomato bowl into fridge for at least 2 hours.
- Before serving stir well.
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Cherry Tomato Salad Recipe
You could make this into a quick caprese salad by adding some chopped mozzarella.
Some finely diced red onion is also a nice addition to your cherry tomato salad!
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
Cherry Tomato Salad
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- 500 g cherry tomatoes halved.
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp fresh basil finely chopped.
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tsp clear honey
- Place all the oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and honey into a jar and mix well together.
- Put the tomatoes into a small bowl and pour the dressing over, coating all the tomatoes.
- Place into fridge for at least 2 hours.
- Before serving stir well again.