Italian Salsa Salad

Italian Salsa Salad
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This Italian-inspired salsa is bursting with flavor from grape tomatoes, bell pepper, red onion, capers, and a variety of herbs. Crushed red pepper flakes add a small flash of heat. Use this chunky salad to dress up grilled fish or chicken, or serve atop whole-grain pasta instead of sauce.
  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 40

  • Total Fat 2.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 120mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 2g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 1g
  • Potassium 190mg
  • Phosphorus 20mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1/2 Fat



  • salt
    1/8 tsp
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    to taste
  • dried oregano
    1 tsp
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • dried basil
    2 tsp
  • chopped red onion
    1/2 cup
  • capers (rinsed and drained)
    2 tbsp
  • apple cider vinegar
    2 tbsp
  • chopped fresh parsley
    1/2 cup
  • green bell pepper (chopped)
  • grape or cherry tomatoes (halved)
    10 oz (about 2 cups)


  1. In a medium bowl, gently toss together all the ingredients. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.