Take advantage of the fresh vegetables of summer and make summer’s best salad at home. The most interesting thing about this salad recipe is that you have the option to make experiments with its ingredients.
This summer’s best salad recipe of step by step is made for a crispy, light, cooling and stimulating meal. The red juicy tomatoes nicely merge into the fresh bell peppers, making a filling salad to fire up your taste buds. This vibrant dish goes well with crusty bread or the pitta bread. This recipe makes four servings and takes just 10 to 15 minutes to prepare, but its refrigeration is a long process. Therefore, it is always better to make it in advance and to refrigerate for few hours so that its ingredients get enough time to absorb the olive oil thoroughly.
Preparation Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Serving Size: 04 Persons
Utensils: cutting board, sieve or colander, large serving bowl, fork or flat wooden ladle, plastic wrapping sheet, refrigerator
- 4 tomatoes - cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 large bell pepper - incised into bite-sized pieces
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Dried oregano to taste
- Garlic salt to taste
Cut the tomatoes
Pick four well-ripen large tomatoes and place them in a sieve or colander. Rinse them under cold water and drain thoroughly. Place them rinsed tomatoes on a cutting board and remove their stems. Now, grab a sharp knife and cut the tomatoes into bite-sized pieces, protecting your fingers from the sharpness of the knife. Shift the tomato slice into a large salad bowl.
Cut the bell pepper
Rinse and drain one large bell pepper - red, green or yellow bell pepper. Remove the stem and incise it into bite-sized slices. Mix the bell pepper slices with the tomato wedges in the large bowl.
Pour in the olive oil
Gently pour in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and lightly stir to coat the vegetable slices.
Sprinkle with the oregano and garlic salt
Sprinkle the mixture with some garlic salt and oregano in order to add some taste.
Refrigerate the salad
Cover the salad bowl with a plastic wrapping sheet or by placing a flat plate at the top. Refrigerate this salad for around four hours or until chill thoroughly and the flavors blend completely.
Remove the salad from refrigerator, unseal it and mix up the ingredients gently, using a fork or flat wooden ladle. Serve it and enjoy the nice taste.