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Use a variety of colored peppers to give this salad added visual appeal.

Warm Roasted Pepper Salad

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Prep Time: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 60 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Salad
Ingredient Description:
3 large red peppers
1 red onion, sliced
1/4 c. chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp. coriander seeds, toasted and crushed
3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/4 c. olive oil
1 bunch of watercress, washed and trimmed
salt and freshly ground pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F/205°C.
  2. Rub peppers with olive oil and place on a cookie sheet. Bake peppers in the oven for about 20 minutes or until the skins have darkened and begin to bubble. Remove peppers from the oven and place in a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and allow peppers to soften for 10 minutes.
  3. Carefully remove warm peppers from the bowl - they will still be quite warm. Remove the skin and seeds. Slice the remaining flesh into long strips.
  4. Heat a 10-in. omelette or fry pan over high heat. Add 2 Tbsp. olive oil to coat the pan. Add sliced onions and sauté for 2 - 3 minutes, until softened. Add the peppers and toasted seeds and continue to sauté another 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and add in the red wine vinegar. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  5. Place the watercress and coriander in a separate bowl. To serve, toss the warmed ingredients with the greens.