Cherry Tomato Salad
A marinated Mediterranean-style cherry tomato salad with pine nuts, green onions, and green and black olives.
6 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup sliced green olives
1 (5.75-ounce) can whole pitted black olives, sliced
2 green onions, minced
1/4 cup pine nuts
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, green olives, back olives, and green onion.
- Toast pine nuts in a dry pan until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add to tomato mixture.
- In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over salad, and gently combine to coat. Chill for 1 hour before serving.
Makes 8 servings.