Peppers are in season in
rows are bursting with five different varieties of peppers ranging from sweet
to hot. Edible Garden
Two bell peppers were used in the recipe below: ‘Tejas’ and ‘California Wonder.’ Bell peppers are rich in vitamins A and B and contain twice as much vitamin C as oranges. Most green bell peppers are simply immature red bell peppers.
Rustic Mediterranean Salad
15 oz can white butter beans, drained
1 cup canned artichokes hearts, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
½ cup kalamata olives, chopped
½ cup red onion, chopped
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 T white balsamic vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
sea salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste
10 fresh basil leaves, chopped
In a large bowl, combine beans, artichokes, peppers, black olives and diced onions and toss. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over bean mixture and toss again. Garnish with chopped basil.
Recipe by Garden Chef Megan McCarthy
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