Kenyan Tomato Salad - Quick & Simple Side

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by magpie diner

A very simple side salad which would go nicely alongside a curry and rice. There isn't much to this, the beauty is in its simplicity. According to the Int'l Vegetarian Union, this is a Swahili recipe, common in Kenya & Tanzania. (

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

Totally delicious. I used three ripe truss tomatoes, 1/2 of a large red onion and a heaped tablespoon of chives that needed to be used up. I wondered if the lime might be too strong so added 1 teaspoon of olive oil, but really could have done with out it. Made and thoroughly enjoyed for an African Tag Game. Thanks very much for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Arrange sliced tomatoes and onions on a salad plate.
  2. Mix together garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour dressing over tomatoes and onion.

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