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Marinated Tomato Olive Salad Recipe

Marinated tomato olive salad is a healthy, easy salad recipe that's quick to prepare. Our simple dressing is made with olive oil, vinegar, sugar, and spices. Pour this over the tomatoes, onions, and olives for a delicious Mediterranean salad.
Prep Time35 mins
Inactive Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tomato olive oil salad, tomato salad
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 51kcal
Author: Brooke

Ingredients

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • ½ cup green olives halved
  • ½ cup Kalamata olives halved
  • 2 teaspoons green onion finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons red pepper minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • sprinkle of salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Rinse and cut in half the tomatoes, green olives, and Kalamata olives.  Rinse and finely chop the green onion and red pepper.
  • Stir together the tomatoes, olives, onion, pepper, and capers until well mixed.
  • Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, sugar, oregano, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.  Pour it over the ingredients and toss gently.
  • Chill for at least one hour.  Serve cold.

Notes

  • Leave out the tomatoes until a couple of hours before serving if you are making the night before.
  • Let it chill for at least one hour in the fridge for the flavors to mingle for the best flavor.
  • Use Roma tomatoes and scoop out the seeds if you can't eat tomato seeds.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 247IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg