Peppers include a wide variety that differ greatly in heat level and taste. Bell (green, yellow, red, and orange), poblano, jalapeno, anaheim, serrano, and habanero are a handful of peppers to enhance your savory recipes.
Roasting concentrates the flavor of tomatoes, meaning you can make this soup with less-than-stellar, out-of-season tomatoes, and it’s still fantastic. (But make it when local tomatoes are at their best, and you’ll knock your own socks off.)
It's no small wonder that this salad, developed by Laura McAllister, won first prize in VT's 2007 Reader Recipe Contest and has continued to win over readers ever since: the perfect combination of basic ingredients makes for a salad that's delicious as a light lunch or hearty dinner side dish.