10 Tomato Salad Recipes

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

Fresh and tasty, these tomato salad recipes have influences from Greece, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, St. Bart's, and Turkey. Between a heirloom tomato salad with tuna confit, a corn and green tomato salad, and a watermelon and charred-tomato salad, there is something refreshing for everyone.

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Grilled Tomato Salad with Mozzarella and Unagi Sauce

Grilled Tomato Salad with Mozzarella and Unagi Sauce
JOHN KERNICK

Chicago chef Stephanie Izard makes the ultimate summer salad with a creamy version of sweet-salty Japanese unagi sauce, which is typically brushed over eel.

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Tuna Confit

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Tuna Confit

This is chef George Mendes's version of the simple tomato salads common in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. For a shortcut, use best-quality, olive oil-packed canned tuna.

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Turkish Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs

Turkish Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs.
© Tina Rupp

Pomegranate molasses, which is a syrup made by boiling pomegranate juice with sugar and lemon juice, is a staple of Turkish cooking. It lends intense fruity and tangy flavors to this tomato, scallion, and herb salad. Serve lots of bread for mopping up the wonderful tart dressing.

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Israeli Couscous and Tomato Salad with Arugula Pesto

Israeli Couscous and Tomato Salad with Arugula Pesto

Arugula pesto is peppery and bright. The trick is to blanch the arugula and squeeze it dry, so when you blend it with the pine nuts, garlic, olive oil, and cheese, the resulting pesto isn't too wet.

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Fresh Tomato and Caper Salad

Fresh Tomato and Caper Salad
© Quentin Bacon

When guests sit down to the dinner table, Moroccan hosts often set out small salads to eat with bread or on their own. Paula Wolfert found this salad in Essaouira, along the Atlantic coast. She says it's rare to see capers in Moroccan salads, even though the country is one of the world's leading suppliers.

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Tangy Tomato and Mango Salad

Tangy Tomato and Mango Salad
© Cedric Angeles

In Jean-Georges Vongerichten's version of a dish that his friend Maya Gurley serves at her St. Bart's restaurant, he dresses plump tomatoes and sweet, juicy mango slices with red wine vinegar, just a little olive oil, and plenty of sliced fresh basil.

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Heirloom Tomato and Nectarine Salad with Whipped Feta

Heirloom Tomatoes Stuffed with Summer Succotash
© Sarah Bolla

In this dish, feta cheese is whipped into a delicious savory cream and served beneath beautiful slices of summer heirlooms and nectarines.

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Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill & Feta

Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill & Feta
© Chris Court

This salad is a nod to my mom and my Greek heritage," Symon says. In addition to dill, a common herb in Greek cuisine, Symon adds plenty of mint and basil.

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Tomato-and-Peach Salad with Crisp Tofu

Tomato-and-Peach Salad with Crisp Tofu
© Con Poulos

Chef Hugh Acheson combines sweet, salty, spicy, and tangy flavors in this exceptional summer tomato salad, tossing peaches, pickled serranos, and crisp tofu together with a zippy ginger-lime dressing.

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pickled Ramp Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Pickled Ramp Vinaigrette
Photo by Huge Galdones / Food Styling by Christina Zerkis

This simple salad is all about perfect, in-season produce like onion-y ramps and juicy heirloom tomatoes. It sits well and makes a great potluck or barbecue side salad.

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