Red Bell Pepper and Mozzarella Salad

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Ingredients for 6

  • 4 bell peppers, red, yellow or both
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 tbsp. capers, rinsed
  • 19 black or green olives
  • 8 oz. mozzarella, cut into 1-inch chunks

For the dressing

  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic or wine vinegar
  • 1 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper
  1. Broil the bell peppers and turn them periodically until the skin is blackened and mostly separated. Place the bell peppers in a brown paper bag and let them sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove the skin, seeds and stems from the peppers. Cut the peppers into strips.
  3. Slice 1 yellow onion into 1/2-inch strips and saute lightly with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  4. To make the dressing, put the oil and garlic in a small bowl. Mix in vinegar and add salt and pepper to your taste.
  5. Put all the ingredients together in a bowl and toss with the dressing.
  6. Allow to stand for at least 30 minutes before serving.