Cherry Tomato Salad


This recipe was passed on by a friend and has been passed on to many more friends. It is a colorful and delicious salad served in a self made vinaigrette. Always an excellent choice when entertaining for dinner.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • 40 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 cup pitted and sliced green olives

  • 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained and sliced

  • 2 green onions, minced

  • 3 ounces pine nuts

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a big bowl, combine cherry tomatoes, green olives, back olives, and spring onion.

  2. In a dry skillet, toast pine nuts over medium heat until golden brown, turning frequently. Stir into tomato mixture.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, and oregano. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour over salad, and gently stir to coat. Chill for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

341 Calories
32g Fat
13g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 341
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Sodium 940mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 23mg 117%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 377mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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