Meal

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.

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

Servings
2

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