Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer Tomato Pepper Cheese Salad

Don't you love refreshing and cold salads in the summer?
This recipe is easy quick and makes the perfect cool light salad to
accompany a grilled dinner of chicken, pork or beef.

Start with the ingredients below~
2 average size green bell peppers
4 average size roma tomatoes
shredded mozzarella cheese about 1/4 cup
 salt and pepper to taste
garlic flakes, just judge with your tossing
and fresh or dried parsley also tossing to coat
Dressing is simply~
wine vinegar and olive oil

This salad is not exactly measured.
You can adjust to the size you need
by adding more of less of the ingredients.
Fresh garlic is best but dried spices work 
just as well.

Chop peppers and tomatoes

Add the cheese, garlic, salt, pepper
and parsley.
Top with a drizzle of olive oil to entire top of salad.
Follow with wine vinegar using a little less
and toss all to coat.

Look how pretty it looks in my vintage Fire King Bowl.

You can also vary the ingredients by adding,
cucumbers, onions, zucchini, mushrooms or black beans.

A little twist on the traditional lettuce salad and goes so well with outdoor grilling.

Let me know if you try this.
The Italian flavor compliments so many main dishes.


Celestina Marie


Sola Scriptura said...

I eat salad nearly every day and am always looking for new recipes, so thank you for this. It looks so good!

Valerie-Jael said...

This looks so yummy I am almost drooling into the keyboard, if it wasn't so far I would be over to try it! Hugs, Valerie

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh doesn't that look delicious and so good for you! Good morning Celeste! Enjoy your day as we start another lovely summer morning! Anita

LJS said...

Celestina, This salad is absolutely delicious. Your cooking is fantastic. Love, Mr. CMD

Jan Hermann said...

I LOVE salads! Thanks for the great recipe!

Anonymous said...

Looks and sounds so yummy! Thank you for sharing a great recipe! It sounds very refreshing for summer! The bowl is lovely too!

Anonymous said...

Looks and sounds delicious. We eat salads and fresh veggies every day in the summer, so we're always on the lookout for a new recipe.

Thanks, and have a beautiful day.


Shirley said...

Good Morning, Your salad looks yummy and I can cut it down in size for just one person. That is the hardest part for me cooking for one person. I did get me a cantaloupe and I froze part of it in individual packages. I will see how good of a job I did. Did you take pictures of your drive? My oldest son is working in your state until after the 4th of July. He is in Baytown. Have a wonderful day.Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

It looks and sounds wonderful! Perfect for my new Mediterranean lifestyle I am embarking on.

Donna said...

Your salad looks so yummy, Celestina! It just so happens to be the colors of the Italian flag:) I love making salads in the summer time, too, thanks for sharing!!

Dorthe said...

I love Italien salats dear Celestina Marie, and this one is so delicious.Thank you for the recipi.
Sorry I`m on and off on blogs ,my mother is hospitalized, and it takes a lot of my timr, as we don`t live close to!
Hugs and summer greetings, Dorthe

Mari said...

I love, love, love salads my friend, even more in the summer time! Thanks so much for the recipe ;-) sure looks and sounds yummy....


Anonymous said...

such a pretty salad! Healthy too!

Deborah Montgomery said...

this looks so refreshing and delicious! that must be your husband who posted a comment above -- how sweet!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for a delicious summertime recipe. We will love this.

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Mmmmm - so healthy, so easy and so delicious! Sometimes we get too fancy with things when a simple combination is awesome. This is a great combo Celeste. We have summer farm markets right now in Ohio and it's so nice to buy super fresh veggies!

Hope you have survived the worst of the Texas weather we've seen on the news recently. Take care and don't drive through any standing water!!

Love & hugs, Edie

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

It looks so good (and so pretty). Of course, you have such pretty oil and vinegar bottles (which I'm sure you created). laurie

Old Time Cindy said...

I'll be trying this! Yum! I have most of the ingredients in my garden. It doesn't get any better than a fresh salad. Thanks for sharing!
Farmhouse Hugs!

Brandi said...

I love the simplicity of summer salads. So many fresh ingredients in this one. It's one to add to my recipe list. Thank you for sharing. Happy Summer!

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

The salad looks delish.... I am going to have to try that. I eat a lot of salad and get tired of the same old thing. Thanks so much for the recipe. Now that with a nice steak yum yum yum.
Have a great weekend.

Aims Pyrex Passion said...

The salad sounds yummy and looks great in the FK bowl

1CardCreator said...

That looks delicious Celeste and the colors make it even more appetizing too! ~Diane

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

I'd love to have this for lunch today! Looks and sounds so good! I have everything except the cheese :-( I'm definitely going to make this sometime this week. I'll let you know.

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Celestina Marie
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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..