Sliced Tomatoes with Fresh Basil - Farm Girl Fresh

Sliced Tomatoes with Fresh Basil

If you have an overabundance of tomatoes and are wondering what to do with them, add this simple Sliced Tomatoes with Fresh Basil Salad to your menu today. It is quick, easy and packed full of nutrients.
tomato-and-basilVitamins A & C, calcium, potassium and lycopene can be found in the tomatoes; basil offers us vitamin K, manganese, copper, iron, folate, magnesium and Omega 3; our much needed healthy fat comes from the extra virgin olive oil; followed by the trace minerals found in sea salt or Himalayan salt; and finally the black pepper provides manganese, vitamin K and iron for our bodies. Who says eating healthy has to be complicated?

Check out the index (page 283) in our book, Eating Pure in a Processed Foods World®, to find a listing of topics that discuss oils, peppercorns, and salt in more detail.

SLICED TOMATOES WITH FRESH BASIL

4 tomatoes, sliced
2 to 3 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
Olive oil
Salt and pepper

Arrange sliced tomatoes on a plate and top with chopped basil. Drizzle olive oil over tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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