18 Reviews

Jan, this is such a simple recipe, but it is one of the best! You have to have the best tomatoes and fresh basil to make a go of it. I have been haunting my farmer's market buying the most wonderful tomatoes. We have had this dish many times during the summer. The taste can't be beat. Thanks!

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Miss Annie July 23, 2002

Excellent! I used the most expensive olive oil we could find and it really does make a difference. Also, used tomatoes from our garden. Which is also a must! Used sea salt and fresh ground black pepper. DD liked it too. DH put some crumbled feta on his. I think I'll try fresh mozarella with mine next time. Thanks for the recipe!

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southern_gal12000 September 02, 2006

Simple, direct ... and wonderful. Do NOT waste it on so-so tomatoes. Wait until they are at thier best.

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Gerry sans Sanddunes July 24, 2003

Delicious! I made this for my lunch and only used 2 big tomatoes from the Farmers Market. Very fresh tasting.

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nemokitty February 09, 2012

I used homegrown tomatoes and basil and followed as per recipe. All I can say is quick, easy and so delicious and refreshing on a hot night! Ain't the simple things usually the best...... this is a must to try. Thanks Jan.

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Tisme January 30, 2010

My Ginsu that's been relegated to the back of the drawer has been waiting for his opportunity to shine! Made for Edn'8 A/NZ.

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gailanng July 02, 2009

Delicious! Didn't have any fresh basil...used basil olive oil & added mozzerella! Perfect combination of flavors.

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petalpapers September 05, 2008

Classic mmmmmmmmm.

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sugarpea January 17, 2008

So yummy! I loved it's simplicity and yet the flavors were wonderfully complex. Thank you!

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Mama_Duck May 31, 2007
Basil & Tomato Salad