Fresh Pesto and Tomato Salad

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Sometimes simple and fresh is best! That is for sure the face with this recipe that I put together while creating recipes for my vegetarian food blog - . For the pesto, I used Kittencal's Kittencal's Perfect Pesto which really is great stuff! This is enough for one but can be very easily multiplied.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lay the tomato slices out on a plate with the ends just overlapping.
  2. Drizzle the fresh pesto liberally over the tomato slices.
  3. Scatter with your toasted pine nuts and enjoy.


Most Helpful

I cheated. I took some homemade pesto pasta salad and placed that on the bottom. Then I added some freshly picked beefsteak tomato. A touch of kosher salt and bliss has been born.

chickawoman2 August 03, 2012

LOVE this salad! I looked outside this morning and decided it was time to get all the leaves off the basil plant so it could start fresh again. . .and luckily stumbled upon this recipe. I took your advice and made Recipe #144195 which was fabulous. I literally didn't even sit down. . .gobbled this right up in about 2 minutes flat. Can't wait to make this again for my husband, as this is a real winner! THANKS for sharing. Made for Veggie Swap July 2010.

JanuaryBride July 12, 2010

I got some fresh basil and jersey tomatoes from the farmers market today, and I just had to try it, the pesto lover I am. I made the walnut version of the recommended pesto recipe and it worked great. I think it would be nice with an addition of fresh mozzarella. Thank you.

Katanashrp July 30, 2010

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