Mozzarella Pepper Salsa

Yield:
3 cups

Preparation Time:
10 min.

A cool, refreshing warm-weather recipe that's sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Ingredients:

  1. 1 block (8 oz.) mozzarella cheese, diced into 1/4- inch cubes
  2. 1 cup diced roasted red pepper
  3. 2 green onions, cut diagonally into thin slices
  4. 3 Tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  5. 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oli
  6. Freshly ground pepper to taste
  7. 1 head Belgian endive, separated into leaves
Directions:

Combine Mozzarella cheese, red peppers, green onion, fresh basil, and olive oil in medium bowl; mix well. Season with pepper. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight. Serve on endive leaves with whole grain crackers.

Spoon salsa on baquette-style whole grain bread. Broil until cheese begins to melt and edges of bread begin to brown.

Photo and recipe compliments of The Midwest Dairy Association, www.midwestdairy.com

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