4 large bell peppers.. red, yellow, and/or orange
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, snipped
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste (optional)
Cut peppers in half and scoop out seed sections. Place on a baking sheet and broil 15 minutes, turning frequently, until all sides are blackened. Remove from oven and place peppers in a heavy paper bag. Seal bag and set aside until peppers are cool. Peel off skins, then cut into 1/2 inch strips. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl; stir in peppers. Chill at least one hour.
Delicious served on a sandwich, salad, or your favorite pasta dish.