Makes 4 to 6 servings
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
1 tbsp. snipped Fresh Chives
2 tsp. snipped Fresh Basil
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
1/8 tsp. pepper (or 1 tsp. fresh chopped Savory)
3 large yellow sweet peppers, thinly sliced into rings (about 3 cups)
3 large red tomatoes, sliced
2/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese (3 oz.)
For Dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine olive oil, vinegar, chives, basil, sugar, mustard and pepper (or Savory). Cover and shake well. Chill if desired.
In a skillet, cook sweet pepper rings, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes or just till crisp-tender; drain and cool. Chill if desired.
To Serve, arrange tomato slices and sweet pepper rings on a spinach-lined platter. Sprinkle crumbled cheese atop salad. Shake dressing well; drizzle atop salad.