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Tomato Basil Salad in a bowl

Tomato Basil Salad

This simple salad has Italian flavors. Balsamic vinegar with tomatoes and basil is a classic combo in Italy and it taste so good. Best consumed during summer when tomatoes season is at its peak.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings


  • 10 ounces  (300 grams) cherry tomatoes
  • Few basil leaves

For the dressing:

  • 5 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Salt and pepper by your taste
  • 2 cloves garlic – minced


  • Cut the cherry tomatoes to halves or quarters - depending on their size.
  • Place the cut tomatoes in a bowl.
  • With your hands, tear the basil leaves and place them with the tomatoes.
  • In a small bowl, mix the dressing ingredients.
  • Pour the dressing on the tomatoes and basil.
  • Mix well.
  • Serve and enjoy!