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Tomato and Basil Salad      Veg  CD  ACC  30mins

Serves 4     Cold  Vegetarian  Vegan  Vegetables  Herbs   Salads    Accompaniments  healthy Eating  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless      



450g/1 lb Firm Tomatoes

teasp Sea Salt

1 Clove Garlic, crushed

8 Fresh Basil leaves

teasp Fresh Oregano

4 tbsp Olive Oil

Freshly ground Black Pepper




1. Wash and dry the tomatoes then slice them into 6mm/ inch slices. Place on a plate and sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.


2. Rub the inside of a salad bowl with the garlic.


3. Remove the tomatoes from the fridge and drain any excess liquid. Place in the salad bowl and sprinkle with the basil, oregano, oil and pepper. Toss lightly then cover and chill for 15 minutes before serving.


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Key techniques

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Blend -  To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Make ahead

Chill until ready to serve


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Wooden or Plastic Spoon


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