How to take 2 main ingredients and create a killer salad

Here’s a little secret for you… keep it simple!

This is a salad that you can throw together in a couple of minutes, and only need 2 main ingredients plus the usual condiments – tomatoes, basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt.

Chop, add, pour, mix, and eat. Yummy for a panda’s tummy!

AND! If you have green tomatoes from the garden kicking around, this is a fantastic way of putting them to good use. Just add a few more minutes after stirring to let the salt do it’s magic.


1 Large tomato (ripe or green)
1 Bunch of basil leaves
1/2 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pinch of kosher salt


Don’t blink, you might miss something.

  1. Cut tomatoe into small bite size chunks and throw in the bowl;
  2. Chop up the basil into nice slivers of love and throw into the bowl;
  3. Sprinkle on the salt;
  4. Pour in vinegar;
  5. Pour in olive oil;
  6. Gently stir it up;
  7. Enjoy right away or, if you’re using green tomatoes, let it stand a few minutes. Ripe tomatoes will break down super quick so you want to eat them as soon as possible.


That’s it for now, gonna go quench that panda sized thirst… cheers eh!

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