Roasted Pepper White Bean Salad
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Ingredients
  • 4 multi-colored peppers, halved and seeded
  • 4 cloves of garlic, in skins
  • 2 15 oz cans of white beans, drained and rinsed
  • a hunk of your favorite stick of salami, cut in slices and then quartered. I'm a Boar's Head fan,myself.
  • 8 oz container of mozzarella pearls, drained.
  • ⅓ cup good olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • Fresh Basil (optional)
Instructions
  1. Put the peppers and garlic cloves on a foil lined sheet pan and broil until charred, about 5-10 minutes
  2. Once charred, put the peppers in a bowl and cover.
  3. Smoosh the garlic out of it's skin and onto the cutting board. Sprinkle with salt and smash with the flat of your knife and make a paste.
  4. Put the olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk in the garlic paste.
  5. Remove the skins from the peppers and slice.
  6. Toss all the ingredients together and chill. Add sliced basil if desired.
Recipe by Pirate Jeni at http://www.piratejeni.com/2012/03/21/roasted-pepper-white-bean-salad/