This beautiful tomato salad recipe is what I call Rainbow Salad due to the different colour tomatoes used. A summery combination of grilled Halloumi, mixed tomatoes, pomegranate seeds.. beautiful!
My tomato salad recipe genuinely looks as delicious as it tastes and warrants the nickname of a rainbow salad. Echoing Greek flavours and ideal for hot summer days to accompany your BBQ with the star of this rainbow salad recipe being the tomatoes.
I’ve also made a video recipe so you can watch how to make my tomato rainbow salad.
This is one of those tomato salad recipes that always gets a great reception; the colours are beautiful and if you are lucky enough to find somewhere selling heirloom tomatoes then grab a few tomatoes in as many colours as you can, that’s why we call it a rainbow salad!
The main thing is to get as much variety of coloured tomatoes as you can to transform your regular tomato salad into a rainbow salad!
Tomato Salad Recipe | Rainbow Salad – Ingredients:
3 ripe red tomatoes (sliced 1cm thick)
3 ripe yellow tomatoes (sliced 1cm thick)
½ red onion (sliced as thin as possible)
Tablespoon Dried Oregano
Lemon juice (half a lemon)
2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
Few glugs of extra virgin olive oil
2-3 slices of Halloumi cheese sliced 1cm thick – rubbed with olive oil and griddled for 1 minute each side and sliced in half lengthways
Tablespoon of Pomegranate Seeds
Tablespoon fresh mint sliced
Tomato Salad Recipe(rainbow salad) – Method:
- In a bowl gently add all the salad ingredients including the liquids and gently mix with your hands careful not to break up all the tomatoes.
- Lift out the salad letting any excess liquid drain away, then place neatly on a plate, layer the grilled halloumi along the top and garnish with a scattering of pomegranate seeds and the fresh mint.
Goes well with sunshine, laughter and cold bottle of white wine!