Tomatoes, Olives & Onions Salad Recipe

written by Kiplagat Leting 7th January 2016

Tomatoes, Olives & Onions Salad Recipe

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


3 tomatoes,
1 red onion
A handful of black olives


  1. Cut each tomato into eight wedges.
  2. Finely slice the onion.
  3. Slice the olives or you can choose to keep them whole.
  4. In a bowl combine two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil & two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar.
  5. Season generously with salt & freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Add the tomatoes, onion & olives into the bowl. Combine all ingredients well, then leave it to stand for about 20 minutes to let the flavours mingle.
  7. To serve: Stack tomatoes on a plate, spoon onions & olives, in and around the stack.
  8. Drizzle basil oil over the salad, for extra flavour & colour.


The key to success with this salad is the tomatoes, if you can get your hands on some great vine-ripened tomatoes, you have a winner.

This salad is great as a side dish to any meal or you can just have it on its own as a snack.


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