Tomato and Mint Salad

Tomato salad is an excellent summer salad. Light and refreshing, the addition of mint adds another element to the garden-fresh taste. Top with feta cheese and pair it with a burger for a heartier meal or keep it lighter and mix up a mojito or other cocktail to enjoy with just this flavorful tomato salad.


  • 2-1/2 lb. assorted tomatoes (heirloom tomatoes, sliced; roma tomatoes, cut into wedges; yellow pear tomatoes, halved; and/or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup shredded fresh mint or basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 8 ounces marinated feta cheese*
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper


  1. In bowl combine tomatoes and mint. In small bowl whisk together vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, salt, and pepper. Pour over tomatoes; toss.
  2. To serve, divide tomatoes among individual plates. Top with undrained feta. Pass additional sea salt and pepper. Serves 6.
  3. *Test Kitchen Tip: Find marinated feta in jars in the refrigerated section of some supermarkets and specialty stores.
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