The best way to celebrate summer is with an easy dish that pleases everyone. A super simple Creole Tomato Salad1 is one of the best ways to get a good source of vitamins A, C and K!2

What you’ll need for the salad:

  • 3 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 sweet onion
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh chives

Ingredients for the vinaigrette:

  • 4 teaspoons of olive oil and red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon fresh garlic

Directions:

Cut the tomato into quarter-inch slices and thinly slice the onion. To make the salad, alternate the tomato and onion slices on a platter. Sprinkle the salad with salt, mint and chives.

The next step is dressing prep: mix mustard, garlic, vinegar and oil together. After, drizzle vinaigrette over the tomato salad. Then serve at room temperature!

Pro tip: Add sliced mozzarella cheese for a Caprese salad!3

Enjoy!

For more healthy and delicious recipes, check out Cooking Light.4

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1. http://www.cookinglight.com/food/quick-healthy/quick-easy-summer-recipes/creole-tomato-salad
2. https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/tomatoes.html
3. http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/creole-tomato-salad
4. http://www.cookinglight.com/food/quick-healthy

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