Bell Pepper Salad

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Bell Pepper Salad

30 MINUTES OR LESSDramatic yet effortless, this main-course salad pairs well with hot French bread and a sumptuous chocolate cake for dessert.

  • 2Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large bell pepper, yellow, orange or red
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 strips soy "bacon"
  • 1/2 cup canned cannellini or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cooked green peas
  • 3 Tbs. snipped dill weed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 Tbs. pine nuts

Preparation

Slice bell pepper in half lengthwise, cutting carefully through stem end to keep end intact while removing stem. Discard seeds and inner membranes, and set aside.

Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-low heat. Cook soy “bacon” until browned, turning several times, 5 to 7 minutes. Avoid burning.

Combine beans, peas, dill weed, feta cheese, salt and pepper to taste in mixing bowl, and toss to mix well. Carefully spoon mixture into pepper halves, sprinkle with pine nuts and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 360
  • Carbohydrate Content: 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 35 mg
  • Fat Content: 17 g
  • Fiber Content: 9 g
  • Protein Content: 26 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 7 g
  • Sodium Content: 860 mg
  • Sugar Content: 7 g