Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Fresh from the field tomatoes. Newly harvested tomatoes, wonderful taste with a few seasonings, serve as a first course or as an appetizer. (stand at room temp. 1 hour)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice each tomato into 3 thick slices, arrange on shallow serving platter.
  2. Season each slice with sugar, salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle with wine vinegar and olive oil.
  4. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
  5. At serving time, add paper thin onion slices.
  6. Sprinkle each slice with fresh mint.


Most Helpful

The simplest things are so often the best. This recipe is a must-try for anyone growing their own tomatoes! Perfect.

evelyn/athens June 22, 2003

I left off the salt and since I was out of oil just used some water to dilute the balsamic vinegar. The tomatoes were dark red, garden fresh and I used fresh white onions. Wonderful, refreshing and cool for a light dinner which is going to be ham and cheese sandwiches on 12 grain bread and a sorbet for dessert. Perfect..

Dr. Wilson June 07, 2008

plain, simple and delicious, I omitted the teaspoon of sugar and fresh mint and also did a few amount adjustments, thanks for sharing Derf!...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz August 27, 2007

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