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tomato salad with dressing and cheese in bowl

Perfect Tomato Salad

Perfect Tomato Salad is the most flavorful, using cherry tomatoes or any tomato you prefer!  The dressing is irresistible and makes this salad the best fresh side!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 150kcal
Author Nichole


  • 2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes** SEE NOTE
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • Salt & Pepper To Taste
  • ¼ Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese


  • Wash the cherry tomatoes. Slice them in half, and place in a large serving bowl.
  • In a small bowl or mason jar with a tight fitting lid, shake together the oiive oil, balsamic, garlic, mustard, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper to taste until well combined.
  • Stir the dressing into the cherry tomatoes.
  • Top with parmesan cheese as desired.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


NOTE:  Once assembled, this salad should be eaten within 3-4 days.  The dressing can be made up to 1 week ahead, stored in the refrigerator.
NOTE:  We prefer cherry tomatoes for this recipe.  You can use any tomatoes that you'd like and you will need 3-4 medium.


Serving: 0.05Cup | Calories: 150kcal