Grilled Bread Salad with Sweet Peppers and Onions

Why not start the week off with a delicious salad? You can you use sweet bell peppers and chives straight out of your AeroGarden to make this tasty Grilled Bread Salad with Sweet Peppers and Onions, courtesy of www.Epicurious.com.

Grilled Bread Salad with Sweet Peppers and Onions

-- Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

-- 1/4 small loaf country-style bread (about 6 ounces), crust removed, bread torn into large pieces
-- 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
-- Kosher salt
-- Freshly ground pepper
-- 2 large red bell peppers, halved, ribs and seeds removed
-- 2 small red onions, peeled, quartered, with some root attached
-- 3 tablespoons Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
-- 1/2 teaspoon paprika, preferably smoked
-- 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh chives, plus more for serving

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Toss bread with 2 tablespoons oil in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Toss bell peppers and onions with 2 tablespoons oil; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Grill bread, turning occasionally, until golden brown, 8-10 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Grill vegetables, turning often, until very tender and charred in spots, 8-10 minutes for peppers and 10-12 minutes for onions; transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Trim root end from onions and separate layers. Transfer to a large bowl, add vinegar and paprika, and toss to coat. Remove as much skin as possible from peppers; discard. Cut into 1 1/2" strips.
  5. Add peppers, grilled bread, 2 tablespoons chives, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil to bowl with onions and toss to combine; season with salt, pepper, and more vinegar, if desired. Serve topped with more chives.

You can grow some of the ingredients from this recipe right from your AeroGarden or TALL AeroGarden with these Seed Pod Kits:

  1. Pizza Herb Seed Pod Kit
  2. Gourmet Herbs Seed Pod Kit
  3. Asian Herbs Seed Pod Kit
  4. Salad Bar Seed Pod Kit (for Farm and Farm Plus models)
  5. Sweet Bell Peppers Seed Pod Kit (Tall Garden Kit)
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