Tomato Salad with Basil

Tomato Salad with Basil

(makes 4 servings)

1 1/2 pounds ( 720 g) beefsteak or other flavorful tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/3 cup (19 g) chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons (45 ml) balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) salt (optional)
1/8 teaspoon (0.6 ml) sugar substitute
freshly ground pepper

  1. Place the sliced tomatoes on concentric circles on a serving plate. Top with the basil.
  2. In a small cup combine the vinegar, salt (if using), and sugar substitute. Drizzle over the tomatoes. Grind pepper on top and serve at room temperature.

Per serving: 44 calories (10% calories from fat), 2 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 17 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (2 vegetable)