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Sweet Pepper Salad

 Sweet Pepper Salad
This wonderful salad is crisp and colorful with a tangy dressing.—Lu Ann Kessi, Eddyville, Oregon
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 medium green peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a salad bowl, combine the peppers, onion and lemon peel. In a jar
  • with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, oil, sugar, basil,
  • salt and pepper; shake well. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 72 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.