Broccoli and Roasted Pepper Salad

Broccoli and Roasted Pepper Salad
Servings: 4 Prep 25 mins Cook 4 mins Start to Finish 29 mins

Ingredients

Salad:
  • 2 pounds broccoli with stems
  • 1/2 cup jarred roasted red peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chopped marjoram or parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup crumbled ricotta salata cheese (this is a hard cheese)
Vinaigrette:
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 shallot, finely diced, or 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced

Make It

1. Separate broccoli flowers from stems. Peel stems and dice into cubes. Blanch stems and flowers in boiling salted water until tender, approximately 4 minutes, then drain and place in a large bowl. Add roasted peppers, marjoram or parsley, salt and pepper and toss with vinaigrette (recipe follows). Add ricotta salata and toss again. Serve warm or cool.

2. Combine garlic, shallot, vinegars, capers, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Let stand 15 minutes, then whisk in oil and add tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 272, Fat, total (g): 16, fiber (g): 10, Folate (µg): 182, calcium (mg): 211, iron (mg): 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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