For a pleasing side to any meal, serve Roasted Vegetable Salad. Roasting enhances the flavor of these vegetables that are then tossed in a fresh basil and sesame-ginger dressing, allowing flavors to mingle.
1 (8-oz.) package assorted sweet mini bell peppers, quartered
2 small zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups coarsely chopped napa cabbage
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1/3 cup sesame-ginger dressing
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 450°. Stir together first 5 ingredients. Spread in a single layer on a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.
Bake at 450° for 13 to 15 minutes or until just tender and lightly browned. Cool 20 minutes.
Combine roasted vegetables, cabbage, and next 3 ingredients. Chill 30 minutes to 4 hours. Stir just before serving.