Light Chorizo, Tomato and Onion Salad recipe

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Tomato and red onion are a match made in heaven salad-wise - tomatoes, red onion, balsamic vinegar, chorizo, extra-virgin olive oil and thyme leaves are tossed together in this simple and delicious salad.


  • 3 large beef tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 100g chorizo, ready to eat
  • 1 thyme sprig, leaves picked
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Slice the tomatoes into wedges. Thinly slice the red onion. Thinly slice the chorizo on the diagonal.

  2. Toss the tomato wedges, red onion, chorizo slices, thyme leaves, oil, balsamic, salt and pepper in a bowl. Leave to sit for half an hour before serving to let the flavours combine.

Use sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar in place of balsamic vinegar if you prefer for a different take on this dish. Recipe serves 2.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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