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bowl of tomato olive salad

Marinated Tomato Olive Salad Recipe

  • Author: Brooke
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 3/4 cups 1x


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.


  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved (174g)
  • 1/2 cup green olives, halved (76g)
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, halved (84g)
  • 2 teaspoons green onion, finely chopped (8g)
  • 3 tablespoons red pepper, minced (39g)
  • 1 tablespoon capers (15g)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil (35 ml)
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar (10 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • sprinkle of salt and pepper


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


  • 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.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chilled
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: tomato salad, tomato olive oil salad