Tomato Salad With Lemon and Cilantro

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Another magazine find. The lemon rind and juice get utilized in this salad. I love the lemon oil fragrance in the lemon skin! I had it as a side dish with shrimp scampi and it went well. Nice with sea salt.


  1. Place tomatoes and cilantro in large bowl.
  2. With a vegetable peeler, carefully remove peel from lemon, leaving white pith behind.
  3. Toss with tomatoes.
  4. Squeeze lemon to make 1/4 cup juice; pour in oil and whisk with lemon juice until blended.
  5. Pour over tomatoes; toss lightly, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

I did not have any cherry tomatoes so I used large ones. This is such a flavourful salad and is ready in no time. Thanks for the recipe.

Cilantro in Canada September 18, 2007

This salad was enjoyed by all-It is so simple to make- has a very pleasant tang and looks beautiful to serve. Definately will make this again Thanks OOlala for adding a nice touch to my luncheon for friends

Bergy May 24, 2007

I needed a simple dish so I chose this recipe as I love Coriander (Cilantro), Tomatoes and Lemon. I didn't have cherry tomatoes so I used 4 large tomatoes, I also used less then half the olive oil. The taste was superb, perfect for summer nights as it was revitalizing. Thank you for your post Oolala.

Chef floWer January 25, 2007