Broccoli and Red Pepper Salad

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds broccoli
  • 3 sweet red peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation:

  1. Trim off large leaves of broccoli and remove tough ends of lower stalks.
  2. Wash broccoli thoroughly and cut flowerets into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Cook broccoli covered in a small amount of boiling salted water for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly tender and drain.
  4. Rinse with cold water, drain and set aside.
  5. Combine broccoli and peppers in a large mixing bowl and toss gently.
  6. Combine remaining ingredients in a jar, cover tightly and shake vigorously.
  7. Pour marinade over vegetables, toss gently.
  8. Cover and chill overnight.
  9. Drain off marinade before serving.

Yield:

8 servings

 

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