Roasted Tomato Salad

Salata de spanac cu rosii coapte Crunchy spinach salad with roasted cherry tomatoes recipe

Try this roasted tomato salad and enjoy an explosion of textures and flavors! It’s both low calorie and rich in nutrients!

I could eat only salads and fruits all Summer and I’d be happy! Well, maybe if someone would take care I have fresh, rinsed and sliced veggies at hand. I am so lazy when it comes to making salads. I dislike the whole prepping process as I find it really boring. I like to have all veggies ready to just toss them in the salad and create the dressing – my favorite part. 🙂

Anyway, this crunchy roasted tomato salad is for those of you who are as lazy as me. It’s super easy to make. The roasted cherry tomatoes give it a special flavor which you’ll love. Since I made this Summer Veggie Salad I just can’t eat fresh tomatoes anymore.

Fresh tomatoes seem bland to me. Plus, it is known that roasted tomatoes are a lot healthier than the raw ones. Why? Well, tomatoes contain a powerful antioxidant called lycopene, which becomes even stronger when cooked. Don’t forget to drizzle them with some olive oil before roasting. Lycopene is liposoluble so this well it will assimilate a lot faster.

Hope you like it!

Roasted Tomato Salad

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Try this roasted tomato salad and enjoy an explosion of textures and flavors! It's both low calorie and rich in nutrients!
Serves: 6 servings
  • about 25-30 baby spinach leaves
  • about 10 romaine salad leaves (or iceberg if you want some extra crunchiness)
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, whole or sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 3-4 strands of scallions, chopped
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • a lemon’s juice
  • ½ Tbsp basil – if you have fresh even better, use a handful, chopped
  1. Rinse de veggies. Chop the salad leaves and place in a large bowl.
  2. Drizzle the tomatoes with some olive oil and roast in the oven or on the stove.
  3. Add sliced cucumber, scallions and roasted cherry tomatoes in the bowl. Mix.
  4. Make the dressing: olive oil, salt, pepper, basil and lemon’s juice.
  5. Add dressing only right before serving.
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