Tomato Salad Recipe with and without Vinegar
Thomas Sixt is a chef, food photographer, cookbook author and blogger.
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Today I’ll show you my Tomato Salad Recipe.
As variants I can offer you a tomato salad with or without vinegar.
Which herbs go with it? Which vinegar is the best?
Here you will find some answers and a step-by-step guide with lots of photos.
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Table of Contents
1. Recipe Tomato Salad
Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.
Simple guide to prepare salad with tomatoes in the variants with and without vinegar.
|tomatoes (German Name “Liebesäpfel” in Austria “Paradeiser “)
|brown sugar (I prefer brown sugar)
Optional vinegar or lemon juice
|white wine vinegar (or balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar)
|fresh herbs (basil, marjoram, thyme, lovage, cress )
Prepare the ingredients.
Wash and dry the tomatoes, put the remaining ingredients within reach.
Cut the tomatoes in half wisely, the stem remains on one half.
Cut out stem
Cleanly cut out the stem extensions with a wedge cut.
Place the sliced tomatoes in a large bowl.
Halve and peel the onion.
Finely dice the onion.
Add the onion cubes to the tomatoes.
Season the salad with salt, pepper, sugar and lemon juice or vinegar.
Note on the quantities:
Depending on the maturity of the tomatoes, use less or more acid/vinegar.
Mix the Salad carefully and let it steep for 5 minutes.
Refine the tomato salad with herbs as desired.
Finely chop the herbs and blend shortly before serving.
Enjoy your meal!
2. Nutritional Values
3. Which Vinegar goes well with Tomato Salad.
White wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar and red wine vinegar are good companions, but require sparing use.
The strong acidity very quickly overpowers the delicate tomato flavor.
Ripe tomatoes can be cut open and seasoned without vinegar, only with salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil.
The salad without vinegar tolerate a little lemon juice and support the delicate tomato flavor with fully ripe fruit.Tip from Chef Thomas Sixt
Gourmets boil down balsamic vinegar to a balsamic glace and drizzle dabs of it over tomatoes cut in half or sliced.
4. Suitable Herbs to the Tomato Salad
For herbs, you can consider basil, marjoram, thyme, lovage, cress and parsley.
Star chefs finely pluck the basil leaves. This prevents them from turning brown.Herbs Tip from Chef Thomas Sixt
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