Warm Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Peppers, Mozzarella
Prep Time: 5mins
Cook Time: 5mins
Total Time: 10mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
This Warm Salad with sauteed Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Peppers, and fresh Mozzarella with balsamic is served over cold, crunchy romaine lettuce. So simple and delicious!
2teaspoonsextra virgin olive oil(divided)
1/4cupchopped red onion
1/3cupchopped roasted peppers
4artichoke hearts(canned, cut in quarters)
1 1/2tablespoonsbalsamic vinegar
2ouncesdiced fresh mozzarella
1 1/2cupschopped romaine hearts
pinchsalt and black pepper(to taste)
Heat a medium skillet over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon oil.
Add the red onion and saute until soft, 2 to 3 minutes then add the artichoke hearts, roasted peppers, and capers, drizzle balsamic vinegar over everything and stir, cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
Remove from heat and add the mozzarella.
Plate the romaine in a large salad bowl and pour the warm ingredients over the lettuce.
Drizzle with an additional teaspoon oil and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Eat right away.
Olives: Add kalamata or gaeta olives.
Cheese: Swap mozzarella for feta cheese or halloumi.
Bell Peppers: You can roast red bell pepper at home if you don't want to buy roasted peppers or swap them for sun dried tomatoes.