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Calico Pepper Salad Recipe

Calico Pepper Salad Recipe

You can pep up all sorts of events with the pretty salad Jennifer Mottashed of Simcoe, Ontario shares. "It's easy on the cook, too," she notes. Not only is it ideal for mixing up ahead of time, it can be size right for any gathering.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 each medium green, sweet yellow, sweet red and purple pepper, julienned
  • 1 small red onion, julienned
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • Dash pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine peppers and onion. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Yield: 10 servings.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: This recipe may be easily doubled.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 68 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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DebHorton User ID: 6356683 38210
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

"I cut the peppers in bite-size chunks but followed the recipe other than that. Totally wonderful, crisp, flavorful salad!"

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