Bell peppers come in a variety of colors including yellow, green, orange, red, and purple. To create eye-catching contrast, mix and match the hues of the peppers you use in this chilled salad rather than just using one color.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine olive oil, vinegar, chives, basil, sugar, mustard, and black pepper in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake well to mix. Chill until ready to use, for up to 3 days.

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  • Cook bell pepper rings in a covered large skillet in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes or just until crisp-tender. Drain and cool. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.

  • To serve, cut tomatoes into wedges. On a platter, arrange the tomato wedges and the pepper rings. Top with cheese. Shake dressing to mix; drizzle onto the salad. If desired, garnish with watercress.

Tips

To make ahead: Make the dressing (Step 1) and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 11g 4% DV; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 5g; fat 7g 11% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 6mg 2% DV; sodium 123mg 5% DV.
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