Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

A delicious mean that is not only fresh and healthy, but can also be made quickly for those on the go!



  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, parsley, sugar, garlic, salt, and pepper until well combined. Pour over tomatoes on onions.
  2. Using a spatula, stir tomatoes and onions until well coated with vinaigrette.


  • 1 head of Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 2 apples, chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped or whole
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • 1 head bib or green leaf lettuce, washed and torn into medium pieces


  1. Rinse tomatoes well and cut in half. Place in a medium bowl along with diced red onion.
  2. Place lettuce in a large bowl. Pour marinated tomatoes on top and toss several times to combine. Serve.

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