Tomato Relish Salad with Fresh Oregano and Thyme

The jewel-like colors of this simple relish salad make it especially appealing. Use the ripe, flavorful tomatoes of mid- to late-summer for best results.

Serves: 6

  • 1 pound lush yellow tomatoes
  • 1 pound lush red tomatoes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup minced red onion, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons French thyme or lemon thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon natural granulated sugar or agave nectar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Cut the tomatoes into dice no larger than 1/2 inch. Combine them in a serving bowl with the onion and herbs.

In a small bowl, mix the oil, vinegar, and sugar. Pour over the tomatoes and toss together. Season gently with salt and pepper and serve.


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