Beefsteak Tomato Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

April 14, 2023
30 Min Prep
Beefsteak Tomato Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

this Beefsteak Tomato Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is a refreshing and flavorful dish that's perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick and easy weeknight dinner. The juicy, meaty texture of the beefsteak tomatoes pairs perfectly with the tangy and slightly sweet balsamic vinaigrette, making this salad a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.


  • 3 large beefsteak tomatoes, sliced into thick rounds
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Begin by slicing the beefsteak tomatoes into thick rounds and arranging them on a large platter or individual plates.
  2. Add the thinly sliced red onion on top of the tomatoes.
  3. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese and chopped fresh basil leaves over the top.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  5. Drizzle the balsamic vinaigrette over the tomato salad, and serve immediately.


  • Choose ripe beefsteak tomatoes that are firm but slightly soft to the touch.
  • To make the salad even more flavorful, you can add other toppings such as sliced avocado, roasted pine nuts, or grilled chicken.
  • If you don't have fresh basil leaves, you can substitute with other herbs such as parsley, cilantro, or thyme.
  • You can also serve this salad with a crusty bread or grilled vegetables for a complete meal.