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Tomato, Orange, Basil Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato, Orange, Basil Salad recipe? Learn how to make Tomato, Orange, Basil Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by agrizas

Makes 4 servings



Fresh, ripe tomatoes bursting with both color and favor are one of the best treats of the summer. This Spanish salad can be eaten at breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as a snack. Enjoy it alone or even better with fish or chicken. For variety, you can add other fresh herbs, spinach, or other greens.

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato, Orange, Basil Salad

1 serving Coarse Kosher Salt
10 grams Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
1 fruit (2-7/8" dia) Oranges
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black
2 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe

Recipe Directions for Tomato, Orange, Basil Salad

  1. Chop the tomato into bite sized pieces and place in a bowl.

  2. Peel the orange and cut into bite sized pieces, adding it to the tomatoes with the juices from the orange.

  3. Add the salt, pepper, and olive oil, and toss to coat well.

  4. Stack the basil leaves on top of each other. Roll them up from bottom to the top. Cut into thin slices along the length of the roll, creating ribbons of basil (this technique is called chiffonade (French term)).

  5. Stir the salad and chill in the refrigerator until serving, about 10 minutes ideally.

Categories

Fruits, Herbs, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Appetizers, Breakfast, First Course, Salads, Side Dish, Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
49
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
123mg
5%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Very high in sugar
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