Having cherry tomatoes in the backyard is one of those little pleasures in life — they have such potential. At their simplest, they serve as garden candy. They can also be one of 23 ingredients in a recipe I am highly unlikely to prepare.
The recipe offered below is elegantly simple and very refreshing. Check out the short video of the tomatoes that gave themselves for this salad.
Yes, it is 3/4 of a teaspoon of sugar per person in this recipe, but it greatly reduces the amount of oil needed to balance the acidity of the lemon. It's a lot less than the 13 teaspoons of sugar the average adult gets per day in sugared beverages.