Pesto Drizzled Mozzarella & Roasted Pepper Salad
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Pesto Drizzled Mozzarella & Roasted Pepper Salad

Pesto Drizzled Mozzarella & Roasted Pepper Salad

Serves 2 | with Croutons and Baby Leaves

This delicious salad is packed full of sweet roasted peppers and creamy mozzarella. Finish with a scattering of oven-baked croutons and a drizzle of fresh pesto for a lunch to remember.

Tags:
Veggie
Allergens:
Cereals containing gluten
Milk

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

2 unit(s)

Bell Pepper

(May contain Celery)

1 unit(s)

Ciabatta

(Contains Cereals containing gluten)

1 ball(s)

Mozzarella

(Contains Milk)

64 grams

Pesto

(Contains Milk)

100 grams

Baby Leaf Mix

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp

Olive Oil

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Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)1924 kJ
Energy (kcal)460 kcal
Fat30.1 g
of which saturates9.7 g
Carbohydrate31.6 g
of which sugars8 g
Protein16.5 g
Salt2.21 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.

Utensils

Baking Tray

Instructions

Roast the Peppers
1

a) Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7.

b) Halve the peppers and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips.

c) Put the peppers onto a baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.

d) When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until soft and slightly charred, 14-16 mins. Once cooked, set aside and allow to cool, 5 mins.

Make the Croutons
2

a) Meanwhile, tear the ciabatta into roughly 2cm chunks. Pop the ciabatta chunks onto a baking tray in a single layer. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper and toss to coat well.

b) Bake the croutons on the middle shelf until golden, 8-10 mins, then remove from the oven and set aside to cool, 5 mins.

Assemble and Serve
3

a) While everything bakes, drain and tear the mozzarella into pieces.

b) In a large bowl, combine the pesto and the olive oil (see pantry for amount).

c) When you're ready to serve, add the baby leaf mix to the bowl and toss to coat in the dressing. Divide between 2 serving bowls.

d) Top the baby leaves with the mozzarella pieces, roasted pepper and croutons to finish. 

Enjoy!

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