Marinated tomatoes: the recipe for a fresh and delicious summer side dish

ingredients
  • Copper tomatoes
    5
    • 15 kcal

  • Garlic
    2 cloves
    • 0 kcal

  • Sugar


    2 tbsp
    • 380 kilocalories
  • Red bell pepper
    1
    • 15 kcal

  • Green pepper
    1

  • Fine salt


    1 tbsp
    • 21 kcal
  • Extra virgin olive oil
    50 ml
    • 0 kcal

  • 9% white vinegar
    50 ml

  • Parsley


    to taste
    • 79 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

THE marinated tomatoes I am a summer outline simple and delicious, ideal to accompany main dishes based on meat or fish or to accompany a plate of mature cheeses. A quick and appetizing dish that we did with copper tomatoes sliced ​​and left to marinate in a mixture of chopped peppers with garlic and mixed with extra virgin olive oil, White vinegar, salt, sugar and parsley. The perfect recipe for those who don’t want to stay in the kitchen and for those who love fresh preparations and not too elaborate. Here’s how to prepare them in a few simple steps.

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Wash the tomatoes and cut them into slices (1). Put some of the tomatoes in a glass jar (2) and leave the other slices on a plate. Put the clean red pepper and green pepper cut into strips with the garlic clove in the blender and mix (3).

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Pour the mixture into a bowl and add the salt, sugar, extra virgin olive oil, 9% vinegar and chopped parsley (4) and mix. Pour the mixture into the jar with the tomatoes (5), add more tomato slices and place in the refrigerator for 8 hours to marinate. After the necessary time, your marinated tomatoes are ready to be tasted (6).

Advice

For preparation you can also use i steak tomatoes, I datterini, I green tomatoes or whatever you have.

You can add the Red onion cut into slices, if you prefer, and replace the parsley with the basil.

For the marinade we used9% white vinegar, where the percentage indicates the amount of acetic acid contained; the chemical compound that gives vinegar its pungent taste or pungent odor. Find the percentage on the vinegar label and it usually ranges from 4% to 9% – the higher the percentage, the pungent the vinegar will be. However, you can also use thebalsamic vinegar, which will give a more delicate flavor to your tomatoes.

You can also create amarinated tomato salad: just put them in a bowl and serve them with a few cubes of cheese.

Variants

Alternatively, you can prepare the marinated candied tomatoes. To fill 2 jars of 200 grams, wash 500 grams of cherry tomatoes, dry them and cut them in half. Chop a clove of garlic and brown it in a pan with extra virgin olive oil. Add the cherry tomatoes, a few sprigs of rosemary, salt and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes. Put the cherry tomatoes with the dressing in the sterilized jars, close them tightly. Turn them over and let them cool. Then store them in a cool, dry place. Once opened, keep them in the refrigerator and consume them within a few days.

storage

You can keep marinated tomatoes in the refrigerator for 2 days tightly closed.

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