Low-Calorie Mixed Grilled Pepper with Balsamic Vinaigrette | dietplan-101.com

Satisfy your craving for grilled vegetables with this fresh and healthy grilled pepper side dish. With a hint of sweetness from the grilled peppers, a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette adds the perfect finishing touch. Low-calorie, gluten-free, and vegan-friendly.

This recipe serves 4 with each serving of about 99 calories.


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsps Italian parsley
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 2 tbsps toasted pine nuts
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt (to taste)


  1. Grill whole bell peppers for a few minutes on each side until charred, then seal tightly in a paper bag for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove skins, stems, and seeds, then cut into quarters.
  3. Process all ingredients for dressing in a processor until smooth, and season to taste with salt.
  4. Gently toss the salad dressing with grilled peppers.
  5. Serve.