Cherry Tomato Salad Recipe | Classic Tomato Salad

Make this cherry tomato basil salad for a dish that’s healthy and loaded with flavor! Featuring mouthwatering mozzarella cheese, fresh vegetables, and a basil oil dressing, this salad is great with an entree or by itself!

Cherry Tomato Basil Salad Recipe

Kristi prepares to make a tomato basil salad with Rada Cutlery products.

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1/4 C. olive oil
  • 3-4 basil leaves
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 2/3 C. fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • Drizzle of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & pepper

First, chop 3 or 4 basil leaves. Place most of the basil in a mixing bowl, saving some for later.

Kristi chops fresh basil with the Rada Cook's Knife.

Pour 1/4 cup olive oil into the mixing bowl with the fresh basil.

Kristi adds olive oil to fresh basil.

Squeeze lemon juice into basil mixture.

Kristi squeezes lemon juice into olive oil and basil.


Kristi stirs basil dressing with the Rada Handi-Stir.

In a separate bowl, toss together 1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half, 2/3 cup cubed fresh mozzarella, and the remaining sliced basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Kristi tosses a tomato salad with Rada Cook's Spoons.

Drizzle basil dressing over the salad, saving more for later if you wish.

Kristi drizzles dressing over the tomato basil salad.

Add a splash of balsamic vinegar.

Kristi adds balsamic vinaigrette to her tomato basil salad.

Serve and enjoy this wonderful tomato salad!

Kristi poses with a completed cherry tomato basil salad.

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Cherry Tomato Basil Salad Video Recipe


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Hi, Kristi in the Rada Kitchen, and today I’m going to make a classic cherry tomato basil salad. It’s great on its own or as an entrée.

First, make the basil oil by very finely chopping 3 or 4 basil leaves. The Rada Cook’s Knife is the perfect size to chop herbs. Mix a quarter cup of olive oil and a small squeeze of lemon with the basil. Now you’ll toss together 1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half, 2/3 cup cubed fresh mozzarella, and the remaining sliced basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Drizzle the basil oil on top along with a splash of balsamic vinegar. And there you have a delicious cherry tomato basil salad! Serve the remaining basil oil on the side. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at

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