25+ Tomato Salads Everyone Must Try!

Heirloom, cherry, beefsteaks, truss tomatoes…. Where do we start and must we ever stop? Sweet and juicy, they are the savoury fruit for our sides. Tomato salads will always be a staple and we’ll show you some exciting ways to serve them up.

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Nothing quite beats a trip down to the farmers market and you’re completely spoilt for choice. Colourful heirloom tomatoes in deep purple or a medley of cherry tomatoes in gold, orange and crimson red, all crying out for you to take home and create delicious salads.

We also love those plump vine ripened tomatoes, the oblong shaped roma tomatoes or a traditional beefsteak. How you prepare them is what makes these tomato salads so much fun!

Mostly eaten as they are, you can slice them, cut them in wedges or simply pop the whole thing in your mouth. They are sweet and juicy while their colours just brighten up the dinner table.

You can also cook them. Applying heat to tomatoes sweetens them and nothing quite like soft, warm tomatoes. Blister them quickly on a skillet or even bake them slowly in the oven. 

Tomatoes will always be a popular ingredient in salads as you can find them all year round and you can eat them as they are. Its affordability and ease of preparation will add to its appeal.

Enjoy this collection of tomato salads and we certainly hope you’ll find a recipe you’ll really love.

Tomato Salads with Cheese

From small pops of baby bocconcini, creamy stracciatella to crumbly feta, these are all great cheeses to help elevate your tomato salad game.

image of black spoon holding with bocconcini salad in the middle

Tomato Bocconcini Salad with Caper Vinaigrette

This tomato bocconcini salad ticks all the boxes.

Quick 15 minutes, no cooking involved, and refreshingly delicious. Showcasing all the fresh produce of summer with bocconcini cheese, tomatoes, basil, strawberries and avocado mingled with a punchy caper vinaigrette.

Burrata salad with tomatoes and blackberries on a white plate served on lace placemat

Burrata Salad with White Balsamic Glaze

This burrata salad with white balsamic glaze includes pretty prosciutto roses, shaved asparagus, cherry tomatoes, ripe blackberries, and arugula.

This colourful recipe has only 8 main ingredients, the glaze is made without sugar, and the whole salad takes about 20 minutes to assemble! A perfect side dish for Mother’s day or any pretty, Spring party!

caprese salad on a black plate next to bread, salt and pepper and watermelon salad with dressing in the background

Classic Caprese Salad Recipe

Simplicity at it’s best with 3 main ingredients, classic Italian caprese salad makes a delicious summer recipe in less than 10 minutes.

The delicious combination of sweet tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil is perfect for appetizer or main dish.

Truss tomato salad on stracciatella in a grey bowl served with fresh bread on the side

Charred Truss Tomato Salad with Stracciatella

Classic pairings of truss tomato with Stracciatella di buffalo mingled with a deliciously fresh basil and mint pesto.

Stunning to serve and easy to make. Pretty good, hey?

Marinated tomato salad on a white plate with rattan cutlery on the side

Marinated Tomato Salad

This simple marinated tomato salad is a quick and easy way to showcase and enjoy beautiful tomatoes.

Marinating brings out their juicy sweetness and creates an instant dressing!

Paneer tomato salad on a white plate

Paneer, Tomato & Pomegranate Salad

Spiced pan fried paneer cheese combines with fresh Mediterranean ingredients in this delightful fusion salad.

An easy, flexible recipe that can pair with bread or baked vegetables for a quick and easy vegetarian meal.

Tomato, basil, feta pasta salad in a white bowl

Tomato, Basil and Feta Pasta Salad

Tomato Pasta Salad with tomatoes, bell peppers, feta cheese, fresh basil and garlic. It is a 20 minute crowd pleaser!

The best part about this tomato pasta salad is that it tastes juicy, flavourful and fresh any time of the year.

Sun dried tomato salad with lentil and arugula on a white plate

Sun-Dried Tomato & Arugula Lentil Salad

Sweet, sun-dried tomatoes, creamy goat cheese, savory lentils, fresh arugula, and fresh tomatoes. All topped with a wholesome Turmeric Ginger Dressing! Perfect for a small summer gathering with friends or as an easy, inspired weeknight meal.

This easy-to-make arugula lentil salad is full of summer flavours that truly make it NEXT LEVEL!

Arugula caprese salad on a white bowl

Rocket Caprese Salad

This vibrant rocket Caprese salad is packed full of flavor and nutrients. It has fresh cherry tomatoes, peppery rocket (otherwise known as arugula), soft cheese, and plenty of fresh basil. The addition of rocket leaves bulks out this Caprese salad and gives it an extra nutritious kick.

The salad is tossed in good quality olive oil and lemon juice and finished with salt and black pepper. This simple dressing highlights all the flavours and textures present in the salad. This is a great way to bring a wealth of vitamins to your next meal.

Summer Tomato Salads

No summer cookout is quite complete without a good tomato salad. It doesn’t have to even be fancy as the simplest of tomato salad recipes will be great in the hot weather. Also fantastic to accompany meaty BBQs to help cut through the heavy dishes.

a plate with a medley of tomato slices layered with basil, capers and radish, next to burrata cheese.

Easy Tomato Burrata Salad

It might be super quick to prepare but this is no ordinary Tomato Burrata Salad recipe.

Celebrating sweet juicy tomatoes layered with creamy burrata cheese, fragrant basil and tangy-sweet balsamic glaze, this is our version of the Burrata Caprese.

Perfect for easy entertaining all summer long.

Cherry tomato bacon salad on a white plate

Cherry Tomato Salad with Bacon

This simple cherry tomato salad takes only five minutes to toss together, making it a super easy recipe for summer and early autumn.

Celery complements the cherry tomatoes, giving the salad a nice crunch while bacon brings a punch of salt. Like other summer vegetable recipes, this recipe makes heavy use of ripe tomatoes and vibrant green herbs.

Panzanella salad in a white salad bowl with gold cutlery with sliced bread loaf in the background

Panzanella (Tomato and Bread Salad Recipe)

Transform leftover bread with juicy sweet tomatoes and a tangy vinaigrette into the best Panzanella salad.

Our classic Italian tomato and bread salad recipe is super easy to make and a satisfying meal all in one.

Cold asparagus and tomato salad in a white bowl

Cold Asparagus Tomato Salad with Avocado & Feta

This asparagus tomato salad with avocado and feta is light, refreshing, and bursting with flavour! Marinated in a simple lemon vinaigrette, this cold asparagus salad recipe is a great make ahead option that can be made in less than 20 minutes!

The perfect side dish to serve up at your next Spring or Summer BBQ, potluck or picnic! {Gluten-free & vegetarian}

Tomberry Salad with Pomegranate served with bread and decorated with purple hydrangeas

Tomberry Tomato Salad with Pomegranate

Good things come in small packages. Well, in this instance, teeny tiny pops of joy.

This salad showcases the ever so delicious Tomberries mixed through with sweet pomegranate and sharp rocket leaves. A 10-minute recipe you’ll be making over and over again!

Heirloom tomato salad in a white bowl with a spoon

Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe

This heirloom tomato salad recipe is summer in a bowl! It’s a fantastic side salad or light lunch.

This recipe is similar to a Caprese salad in that it pairs tomatoes with mozzarella and basil, but adds some delicious fresh summer stone fruit.

Make this salad in the summer months when tomatoes, peaches, and nectarines are at their peak! You will love how easy it is to pull together and how well the flavours pair with one another.

Cherry tomato salad in a grey plate

Vegan Cherry Tomato Salad with Peach Chutney Dressing

All the aromatic spices in this easy homemade peach chutney will transform this simple Vegan Cherry Tomato Salad into a centrepiece of colour and flavour!

2 serves of Sun dried tomato salad in a white bowl

Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

This sun-dried tomato salad requires only a few key ingredients and is coated in sun-dried tomato oil for optimal flavour and minimal prep time.

It’s loaded with chickpeas, feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, making it a healthy, delicious, plant-based salad recipe.

Marinated tomato salad in a bowl

Marinated Tomato Salad with Basil and Mozzarella

This Marinated Tomato Salad recipe is quick and easy to make. Tomatoes are tossed with basil, herb dressing, and fresh mozzarella cheese!

This salad is literally bursting with flavour. It’s got everything that wonderful about late summer including lots of fresh tomatoes, a homemade Italian herb dressing, and tons of basil.

Vegan Tomato Salads

What makes a good vegan tomato salad? Well, you’re about to find out! It’s amazing how we can turn a simple tomato into gorgeous side salads. 

Add broth cooked pearl couscous, roasted lemons or marinated artichokes and you’ll have yourself a tomato salad to die for!

Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asparagus

Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asparagus

When it comes to time in the kitchen, not all recipes should be rushed.

Allow these heirloom tomatoes to be slow-roasted as it basks in its own sweet juices. Serve up with some asparagus and avocado for some crunchy and creamy textures.

Cherry tomato salad in a dark grey bowl wit vintage cutlery

Cherry Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemons

This Cherry Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemons is the perfect side dish.

Sweet tomatoes combine with a tangy vinaigrette and delicious roasted lemons.

Vegan Couscous Salad with Blistered Tomatoes on a blue plate

Vegan Couscous Salad with Blistered Tomatoes

It’s incredible how everyday ingredients such as tomato and basil can make for such a flavoursome salad recipe.

Complement this vegan couscous salad with balsamic blistered tomatoes for an easy side dish any time of the week.

Turkish Navy Bean salad in a pink bowl wit a spoon

Piyaz – Turkish White Bean Salad

Turkish white bean salad, aka Piyaz is a traditional Turkish side dish/salad recipe made from white beans, tomatoes, red onion, parsley and a simple Turkish salad dressing.

Ready in 10 minutes, this easy Mediterranean white bean salad is a great recipe when you need a creative side dish for any delicious main.

Roasted onion and asparagus salad in a blue bowl with gold salad servers

Asparagus, Roasted Onion and Balsamic Tomato Salad

Need a leafy salad but not sure how to make it dinner party worthy?

We show you how to elevate those leaves with this balsamic tomato salad mixed through with sweet roasted onions and crunchy asparagus.

Shirazi salad in a white plate with heirloom tomatoes on the side and some dill

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad, or Persian cucumber tomato salad, is a combination of crisp cucumbers, ripe tomatoes, sharp onions, and fresh herbs.

If you’ve had pico de gallo, Israeli salad, or even a good old Southern tomato salad, you already have an inkling of refreshingly delicious this is going to be.

Tomato and artichoke salad on a wooden boardserved with fresh bread and a side of green dressing

Tomato and Artichoke Salad with Mint Dressing

Simple fresh ingredients combined together for a delicious and quick plant-based salad.

Sweet tomatoes combined with marinated artichokes, piquant red sorrel leaves and a refreshing mint dressing make this salad perfect for entertaining.

Tomato chickpea salad in an earthenware bowl

Tomato Chickpea Salad Recipe

This tomato chickpea salad is fresh, simple, and comes together fast. Great for a side salad or light lunch!

This vegan chickpea salad is perfect for summer, especially when tomatoes are properly in season.

Summer beet salad in a long white oblong platter

Summer Beet Salad Recipe (Beet & Tomato Salad)

This Summer Beet Salad recipe celebrates the best farmer’s market produce.

Enjoy summer on a plate with a beet and tomato salad with herbs, barley and a fresh vinaigrette.

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