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Tomato Delight

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American


  • 3 vine ripe tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 onion Vadalia, Maui Maui, or spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • cup Balsamic vinegar
  • cups olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried marjoram
  • teaspoon coriander seeds
  • teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Thinly slice the tomatoes and onion. Separate the onion into rings.
  • Mince the garlic and you are ready to go.
  • In a small bowl mix vinegar and olive oil. Whisk vigorously.
  • Add spices, salt, pepper and sugar. Continue to whisk vigorously until emulsified.
  • In a glass dish, pour some of vinaigrette in bottom. Layer a layer of tomatoes and a layer of onion.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and pour on some vinaigrette. Continue to layer the same way until all onion and tomato are used up.
  • Sprinkle top with salt and pepper and any unused marinade.
  • Cover dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.


Thanks, Claudia for this great recipe.