Roasted Pepper, Basil, & Fresh Mozzarella Salad
This easy, hearty salad can serve as a side dish or an entree perfect for a summer night.
Prep time: 15 minutes
2 red peppers, roasted and chopped (or one 12 ounce jar roasted red peppers)
1 pound Ciliegine (cherry size) fresh mozzarella, drained
1 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
1 small (pool ball sized) sweet onion, diced
4 fresh sage leaves, minced (optional)
salt to taste
Combine the peppers, mozzarella, basil, onion and sage, and dress with lemon juice and olive oil.
Variation: Add 1-2 cups of grilled chicken, chopped into 1/2" pieces
Photo and recipe by Tod Dimmick