Warm Heirloom Tomatoes Simmered in Olive Oil

This warm heirloom tomatoes simmered in olive oil recipe is flavored with garlic and oregano and topped with sliced green olives and crumbled feta cheese.



1 lb. heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 teaspoon Kosher salt, divided
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 large cloves of garlic, sliced thin
1/3 cup sliced green olives
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Place a cooling rack on top of a sheet pan and spread 1/2 teaspoon of Kosher salt over the top of the tomatoes. Turn the tomatoes over and cover with the remaining Kosher salt. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Warm a large skillet on medium-low heat and add the olive oil and garlic. Let the garlic cook for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant. Add the dried oregano, stirring to combine. Cook 1-2 minutes more.
  3. Add tomatoes to the pan, spreading them in an even layer. Turn the heat up just a bit and then cover for 3 minutes, allowing the tomatoes to soften. Add the olives, recover and cook 2 minutes more.
  4. Remove from heat, sprinkle with red wine vinegar and top with feta. Serve warm.

Keywords: heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes, sliced tomatoes, tomato salad, warm tomato salad