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Sweet Pepper Salad

This wonderful salad is crisp and colorful with a tangy dressing.—Lu Ann Kessi, Eddyville, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 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


  • 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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  • justmbeth
    Jan 4, 2018

    Flavor was just average. I did like the ease of preparing in advance with a quick finish just before serving.