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This grilled vegetable salad is summer on a plate!

Simple Grilled Vegetable Salad

A simple late summer grilled vegetable salad 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Chris Mosler @thinlyspread


For the Salad

  • 2 courgettes sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 red 1 yellow and 1 orange pepper, halved and deseeded
  • 150 g 2/3 cup yellow and red baby plum tomatoes
  • 1 red cos lettuce
  • 1/2 red onion peeled, halved and thinly sliced into half moons
  • a handful of fresh basil leaves
  • a little olive oil

For the Dressing

  • 2 tbsp chilli oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place the peppers skin side up under a hot grill until the skins are blackened (about 15 minutes), put them into a bowl, cover with clingfilm and leave to cool completely.
  • Brush the courgettes with a little oil and grill until browned, turning frequently, place on kitchen roll and leave to cool.
  • Peel the skins off the peppers and slice thickly.
  • Whisk the chilli oil and balsamic vinegar together and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Wash and drain the lettuce leaves and tomatoes.
  • Lay the leaves in a bowl topped with the tomatoes, onion slices the grilled peppers and courgettes.
  • Drizzle with the balsamic dressing, top with fresh basil leaves and serve.