Simple Tomato Salad - Jednostavna Paradajz Salata

Quite nice and refreshing any time of year with any meal.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Serbia
Keyword: tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 green pepper cored, diced into small pieces
  • 1 clove of garlic finely minced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley finely chopped
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Toasted garlic croutons

Instructions

  • In a small bowl or jar or salad cruet, mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and salt & pepper then set aside or place in refrigerator while blending the vegetables.
  • In a salad bowl, put the tomatoes, green onions, green pepper, garlic and parsley then mix well. Pour the dressing on top and toss or mix with a wooden spoon or spatula so as not to break the tomatoes. 
  • Salt and pepper to taste, add more sugar if you like less acidic taste caused by the tomatoes and Balsamic vinegar. 
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Sprinkle grated cheese and spread croutons on top before serving or you can put the croutons on the table in a bowl and the Parmesan cheese as well so that your guests can add it to their portion if they wish.

Photo and inspiration: cookingserbian.blogspot.com