Everything in this is a low-glycemic ingredient, which makes this salad perfect for any phase of the South Beach Diet. This would make a great side dish for something like Grilled Halibut with Garlic-Cilantro Sauce or Greek Seasoned Grilled Pork Chops with Lemon and Oregano.
1 Teaspoon Sugar (optional)
1/4 Cup White Wine Vinegar
1/3 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
2 Cloves Of Garlic Minced
1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil Chopped
4 Red Bell Peppers
8 Artichokes Prepared And, Cooked
1/2 Cup Red Onion Sliced
1/2 Cup Ripe Olives Sliced
1 Red Bell Pepper Roasted, Reserved From Salad Preparation
1. Halve artichokes lengthwise; scoop out center petals and fuzzy centers.
Remove outer leaves and reserve to garnish salad. Trim out hearts and slice
2. Cover, set aside. Place whole bell pepper under preheated broiler;
broil under high heat until charred on all sides, turning frequently with
3. Remove from oven and place in a paper bag for 15 minutes to steam
skins. Trim off stems of peppers; remove seeds and ribs Strip off skins;
slice peppers into julienne strips. Reserve one fourth of the bell pepper
strips for the dressing.
To Assemble Salads: Arrange lettuce leaves on 8 salad plates, remaining
bell peppers strips, red onions and ripe olives on lettuce. Garnish with a
couple of artichoke leaves, if desired.
For Dressing: In a blender or food processor place reserved bell pepper
strips, vinegars, garlic, basil, rosemary and sugar. Cover and process
until well blended and nearly smooth. Spoon dressing over the salads.
Serving Suggestion: Cover and refrigerate prepared salads up to 4 hours.
Chill dressing and spoon dressing and spoon over the salads just before
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This recipe is low-fat with 1.38g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0.25g per serving and low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving
This recipe is high in Vitamin A with 28% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 146% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Bell Pepper, Sulfites, Garlic, Natural Sweeteners, Vinegar, Rosemary, Onion allergies.