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Roasted Pepper and Pepperoni Tossed Salad

Roasted Pepper and Pepperoni Tossed Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

Pepperoni pieces are a spicy surprise in a colorful, crunchy salad tossed with an easy, homemade dressing. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
medium red bell pepper
1
package (5 oz) pepperoni links, diced
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons sherry vinegar
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1
bag (10 oz) ready-to-eat romaine lettuce
1/2
cup grape tomatoes
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chickpeas, drained, rinsed

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut bell pepper in half; remove seeds. Place halves, skin sides up, on foil-lined broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat about 5 minutes or until skin blackens. Place in plastic bag; let stand 10 minutes to steam. Peel skin from pepper.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, line microwavable plate with microwavable paper towels. Spread diced pepperoni on plate; cover loosely with microwavable paper towel. Microwave on High 2 minutes to remove excess fat.
  • 3
    Cut roasted pepper into thin bite-size pieces.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat oil, vinegar and garlic salt with wire whisk until well blended. In large bowl, toss lettuce, roasted pepper, pepperoni, tomatoes and chickpeas with oil-and-vinegar dressing.

Expert Tips

  • Use jarred roasted red peppers instead of roasting your own.
  • If the outer casing on the pepperoni is tough, remove it from the pepperoni before dicing and microwaving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Main-Dish Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
2g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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