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Seasonal Heirloom Tomato Salad

Per Serving

Seasonal Heirloom Tomato Salad

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 10–12 tomato slices
Calories 90
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 7 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Potassium 470 mg
Protein 2 g
Phosphorus 50 mg
Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 2, Fat 1
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 10–12 tomato slices
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes


4 large heirloom or beefsteak tomatoes, thinly sliced (10–12 slices each)
1/2 med. red onion, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. aged balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves


  1. Arrange the tomatoes on a platter in an overlapping style. Scatter the onion on top of the tomatoes.
  2. In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, whisk the vinegar and oil. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the tomatoes. Sprinkle with the salt, pepper, and basil, and serve.

Recipe adapted from The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook: The Whole Food Approach to Great Taste and Healthy Eating by Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN (American Diabetes Association, 2015). Order online at shopdiabetes.org or by calling 800-232-6733.


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