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The Perfect Simple Tomato Salad

Sweet, juicy tomatoes paired with fresh torn fragrant basil, olive oil, and flaky sea salt. Add creamy cheese such as torn buffalo mozzarella or burrata for the ultimate insanely simple and delicious salad.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Samantha @MyKitchenLove


  • 1 pint of deep red cherry or other small tomatoes halved (otherwise use deep red on the vine tomatoes and quarter them)
  • 1-2 tbsp good quality olive oil
  • flaky sea salt such a Maldon
  • 1 ball of fresh cheese either Burrata or fresh mozzarella
  • 2-4 tbsp fresh chopped or torn basil


  1. Place cheese on serving platter. Scatter tomatoes over top.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with flaky sea salt.
  3. Sprinkle basil over top.