This tomato salad is simple, fast and delicious!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 6

1-1/2 pounds fresh cherry tomatoes
4 sprigs fresh oregano
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1. Cut each cherry tomato in half and set in a serving bowl.

2. Remove oregano from stems and coarsely chop the leaves.

3. Add the chopped leaves and remaining ingredients to the tomatoes in bowl. Toss and taste. Adjust olive oil, salt and pepper level, if needed.

Serve as a side to egg dishes such as Pecorino Asparagus Frittata.

Text & Photographs © Nancy DeLucia Real 2011 (the Balocco™ Colomba is a brand name – the packaged product was photographed by Nancy DeLucia Real).