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Marinated Roasted Pepper Salad

  • Servings: 6
Marinated Roasted Pepper Salad

Photography: Rob Tannenbaum


  • 6 red, orange, and yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 or 5 fresh basil leaves, very thinly sliced


  1. Place bell peppers directly over a gas flame and cook, turning with tongs, until charred all over.

  2. Wrap each pepper in a paper towel, transfer to a bowl, and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Let stand until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes, then rub off skins with a paper towel. Do not run peppers under water or you will wash away the flavor. Cut peppers into quarters and remove seeds and veins and discard.

  3. Transfer to a bowl and toss with oil and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Add basil and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, up to 3 days. If refrigerating, bring to room temperature and wait until just before serving to add basil.

Reviews (1)

  • thebeecharmer 27 Jul, 2013

    Wonderful dish for a Buffet on Crostini...easier than it sounds. The actual recipe itself, on line, is a nightmare, with Martha's new type and style...Keep it Simple, Martha!

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