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Sweet Pepper Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


6 servings

This wonderful salad is crisp and colorful with a tangy dressing.—Lu Ann Kessi, Eddyville, Oregon


  • 3 medium green peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 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


  1. In a salad bowl, combine the peppers, onion and lemon zest. 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.

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