Marinated Tomatoes

This elegant and  tasty dish adds a wonderful aroma to any meal and a bit of color as well; use it to top baked potatoes filled with sour cream, serve it along side a plain free range beef filet, or grilled filet of fish.

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2 beefsteak tomatoes
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
½ tsp dried Greek oregano
2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil
coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


Peel the tomatoes.

Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

Using a small sharp knife, carefully remove and discard the core, pulp, and seeds.

Cut the tomatoes into small dice and place in a small mixing bowl.

Add the garlic, parsley, and oregano, tossing to blend.

Drizzle with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Set aside to marinate at room temperature for at least 1 hour before using.




Add to penne for a fresh pasta salad!