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Grilled Tri-Colored Pepper Salad


Grilled Tri-Colored Pepper Salad

Grilled Tri-Colored Pepper Salad

Yield

Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

1 each large red, yellow and green bell pepper, cut into halves or quarters
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese (about 1-1/2 ounces)
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill for direct cooking.
  2. Place bell peppers, skin-side down, on grid. Grill bell peppers, on covered grill, over hot coals 10 to 12 minutes or until skin is charred. Place charred bell peppers in paper bag. Close bag; set aside to cool 10 to 15 minutes. Remove skin with paring knife; discard skin.
  3. Place bell peppers in shallow glass serving dish. Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and black pepper in small bowl; whisk until well combined. Pour over bell peppers. Let stand 30 minutes at room temperature. (Or, cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Bring bell peppers to room temperature before serving.)
  4. Sprinkle bell peppers with cheese and basil just before serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 total recipe
Sodium 204 mg
Protein 3 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Saturated Fat 5 g
Total Fat 21 g
Calories from Fat 80 %
Calories 231

Dietary Exchange

Fat 4
Vegetable 2

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