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Creamy Balsamic Whole30 Tomato Tonato Salad SQUARE

Summer Tomato “Tonnato” Salad

3.1 from 11 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs mixed ripe tomatoes*
  • 2 tsp capers, drained
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and very thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (5-oz) cans Whole30-compliant tuna, drained and chunked
  • 3 to 4 tbsp WHOLE30 Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 tbsp black or white sesame seeds, toasted**
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, large leaves torn and small leaves left whole
  • Flaky salt, to taste (optional)

Instructions
 

  • ON a large serving platter or in a large shallow bowl, combine tomatoes, capers, and chiles. Drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper; toss gently to combine.
  • TOP with tuna. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, basil, and a little bit of flaky salt if desired. Serve immediately.
  • *Note: For the prettiest salad, use a mix of tomato colors and types. Cut cherry, pear, or grape tomatoes in half. Cut large tomatoes in chunks or wedges.
  • **Toast sesame seeds in a small skillet over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes. 
Keyword Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette, tomato, tuna
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Published by Melissa Urban

Melissa Urban is a six-time New York Times best-selling author who specializes in helping people establish healthy boundaries and successfully navigate habit change. She has been featured by the New York Times, People, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Today Show, and Good Morning America, and ranks #19 on Greatists Top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness. Melissa has presented more than 150 health and nutrition seminars worldwide, and is a prominent keynote speaker on boundaries, building community, health trends, and entrepreneurship. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT.

Melissa Urban

Co-Founder / CEO

Melissa Urban is a six-time New York Times best-selling author who specializes in helping people establish healthy boundaries and successfully navigate habit change. She has been featured by the New York Times, People, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Today Show, and Good Morning America, and ranks #19 on Greatists Top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness. Melissa has presented more than 150 health and nutrition seminars worldwide, and is a prominent keynote speaker on boundaries, building community, health trends, and entrepreneurship. She lives in Salt Lake City, UT.