Tomato, Cheese, and Basil Salad

Madeleine Cocina
Tomato, Cheese, and Basil Salad


Have some extra tomatoes on hand? This salad has only 6 ingredients and comes together in 15 minutes. Fresh, summer tomatoes are paired with goat cheese and basil for a refreshing and simple salad. Add some grilled chicken breast to turn it into a filling meal or add it to a bed of greens for extra flavor. A drizzle of olive oil and some salt and pepper are all that is needed to finish it off.


  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese (or feta cheese)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh basil leaves (torn)


  1. 1Slice the tomato into thick slices, and set them on a plate
  2. 2Spread the cheese onto the tomatoes, covering each slice.
  3. 3Sprinkle some salt and black pepper on the tomato and pour olive oil on top.
  4. 4Add basil leaves on top.
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