Cherry Tomato and Onion Salad

Published August 1, 2007.

Why this recipe works:

The combination of cherry tomatoes and onions makes a perfect summer salad, as long as the tomatoes don’t become watery and the onion isn’t too harsh. For our Cherry Tomato and Onion Salad recipe, we found that halving and salting the tomatoes and discarding the liquid they exuded kept the… read more

The combination of cherry tomatoes and onions makes a perfect summer salad, as long as the tomatoes don’t become watery and the onion isn’t too harsh. For our Cherry Tomato and Onion Salad recipe, we found that halving and salting the tomatoes and discarding the liquid they exuded kept the salad from turning watery. Heating the chopped onion briefly in olive oil softened its flavor and texture, and the resulting onion-infused olive oil made the perfect mild vinaigrette for our Cherry Tomato and Onion Salad.

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Serves 4

Ingredients

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