VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 large sweet red pepper
- 1 large green pepper
- 2 cups whole fresh mushrooms
- 1 small red onion, sliced
- 1/2 cup pitted ripe olives
- 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Lettuce leaves
- Broil peppers 4 in. from the heat until skins blister, about 10 minutes. With tongs, rotate peppers a quarter turn. Broil and rotate until all sides are blistered and blackened. Immediately place peppers in a bowl; cover and let stand for 15-20 minutes.
- Peel off and discard charred skin. Remove stems and seeds. Cut peppers into thin slices. In a large bowl, combine the peppers, mushrooms, onion and olives.
- In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, garlic, basil, salt, oregano and pepper. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve on lettuce leaves. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Pepper Mushroom Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p197