Warm Bell Pepper Salad with Carrots and Red Onion
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4.6 from 5 votes

Warm Bell Pepper Salad

This warm Bell Pepper Salad with Carrots and Red Onion is the perfect salad for cooler weather. Bell Peppers are sauteed quickly in a garlicky olive oil for lots of flavor, and retain all their crunch and nutrients. Make this elegant side dish for dinner tonight!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bell pepper salad, Bell pepper side dish, Winter salad recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 65
Author: Kate

Ingredients

  • 1 large bell pepper
  • 2 small carrots
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (1/2 of a lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves , chopped

Instructions

  • Remove the seeds from the bell pepper. Peel the carrots. Thinly slice the bell pepper, carrots, and red onion.
     
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over low heat, and add the minced garlic. Saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes, trying not to let the garlic brown. Add the sliced bell peppers, carrots, and onion to the pan and stir fry for about 1 minute, until the veggies are coated in the garlic oil and are warmed up. Season with salt and pepper.
    Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Serve warm, garnishing with fresh parsley leaves.
     

Notes

You can use 1 bell pepper, or two bell pepper halves for this recipe, if you want to add more color with two different color bell peppers. 

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcal | Fat: 7g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg