Summer Tomato Feta Salad

Written by chanie on June 12th, 2013

Believe it or not, I’m not the biggest tomato person. I’ll happily leave them out of my burger, and I never put them in my tuna sandwiches. My husband, on the other hand, is tomato-obsessed. Ask him what he would take to a desert island, and I know without a doubt, that it would be a boat-load of tomatoes. So when it comes to salad-making, you can imagine that we are not always in agreement.

Summer, though, is the exception. There’s just something about summer tomatoes that is so deliciously sweet. Instead of arguing about adding tomatoes to the salad, we end up making tomato-only salads. Using an assortment of tomatoes like red and yellow tomatoes on the vine, or colorful heirloom tomatoes, makes for a beautiful presentation. With summer tomatoes being so juicy and delicious, you really don’t need much to make them sing. A simple drizzle of good quality olive oil and balsamic vinegar is enough to dress them up. Feta adds protein, color, and saltiness, to balance out the tomatoes sweet flavor.

Needless to say, my husband is in LOVE with this salad. I hope you will be too.

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  1. Hindy says:

    We are also big fans of tomato salads. Those tomatoes look beautiful! Love the colors in this dish!

  2. what a beautiful salad! love those colorful summer tomatoes

  3. Ronnie Fein says:

    Beautiful, perfect combination of ingredients and easy too! Can’t wait for some good tomatoes.

  4. Love the presentation on a long platter…looks awesome!

  5. Beautiful, this just screams summer and I love it!

  6. Fresh and fantastic!

  7. Gorgeous and so summery. I love it.

  8. fresh and beautiful. You just can’t go wrong with these flavors

  9. I love tomatoes, this is gorgeous!

  10. I love that salty, tomato combo! Loving this.

  11. Gwen Lake says:

    This looks so good I’m going to make it on Sunday.

  12. Marilyn Davis says:

    I usually go down to the farmers market and get all.colors of heirloom tomatr and heat some good balsamic.Vonage down til it becomes a thick syrup that I add a little sugar to and drizzle it over the tomatoes with evil,cracked black pepper and goat cheese or get a and maybe some fresh basil.

  13. Hi ~ Just to let you know, your salad is featured in a collection of recipes I call “Pretty Ways to Serve Summer’s Best Tomatoes”. It’s here — http://kitchen-parade-veggieventure.blogspot.com/2015/07/pretty-ways-to-serve-tomatoes.html. Lots of ideas, all beautiful!

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