Marinated Roasted Peppers, Olives and Cheese

Marinated Roasted Peppers, Olives and Cheese

This blend of colorful peppers, Greek olives, mozzarella cheese and fresh, fragrant herbs makes a mouthwatering appetizer or salad.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

4:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

servings

6
large red or green bell peppers
1
cup whole Greek or pitted ripe olives
4
ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves or 1/8 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  1. Set oven control to broil.
  2. Broil bell peppers with tops about 5 inches from heat, turning occasionally, until skin is blistered and evenly browned. Place peppers in a plastic bag and close tightly. Let stand 20 minutes.
  3. Remove skin, stems, seeds and membranes from peppers. Cut peppers into 1/4-inch strips. Place peppers, olives and cheese in glass bowl or jar.
  4. Shake remaining ingredients in tightly covered container; pour over pepper mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  5. Store tightly covered in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Makes 10 servings (about 1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Turn this recipe into a scrumptious gift by filling a decorative glass jar with the roasted pepper mixture and tying with a pretty ribbon. Attach a copy of the recipe with a sprig of fresh herbs.
Variation
Roll this veggie mixture up in a warm flour tortilla for Roasted Pepper, Olive and Cheese Wrap. Include a lettuce leaf for a bit of crunch and extra color.
Special Touch
Make this appetizer extra elegant by pouring the mixture into a pretty glass bowl and setting a supply of decorative plastic or wooden toothpicks alongside.
Success
Use both red and green bell peppers for lots of color!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 80 ),
  • Total Fat 9 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 5 mg;
  • Sodium 310 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.