Southern Italian Cherry Tomato Salad

Southern Italian Cherry Tomato Salad

This is a reproduction of a southern Italian dish!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Cherry tomatoes
2 packs
Mesclun mix
2 packages
1 pack
Extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon
Herb salt
as needed


1. Put ice water in a large bowl , then set a colander inside.
2. Wash the arugula, gently pick off the leaves from the thicker stems, and put in the colander from Step 1. Add the mesclun and wait a while to chill.
3. Cut the cherry tomatoes into fourths.
4. Drain the water from the leaves from Step 2 and transfer to a plate. Then top with the cherry tomatoes.
5. Sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil, then top with herbed salt.

Story Behind this Recipe

I tried to reproduce the salad that I had at a seaside restaurant in Positano in Southern Italy. The colors are refreshing and the sweetness of the tomatoes with the taste of the herb salt is incredible! I wanted to reproduce it and after a few attempts, I succeeded.