Thursday, September 20, 2007

Vegetable Chunk Salad

1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1 large red or green bell pepper, cut into bite-sized chunks
1/2 red onion, chopped
1/2 European (seedless) cucumber, cut into bite-sized chunks
2 ribs celery, cut into 1" pieces
1/2 yellow squash, cut into bite-sized pieces
3 T to 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 T red wine vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp dried italian seasoning
Coarse salt and pepper

Combine chopped vegetables in a medium bowl. Place oil, vinegar, sugar and italian seasoning in a small plastic container with a lid. Secure lid and shake dressing vigorously for 1 minute. Pour dressing over salad and toss. Season salad with salt and pepper to taste.

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