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Ingredients serve 4
1 head iceberg lettuce or garden lettuce, such as butter-crunch, loose-leaf, or oak leaf
1 medium-size red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely diced
2 ears fresh sweet corn, cooked and kernels removed
2 ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1 celery heart, finely chopped
8 red radishes, chopped
1 tablespoon capers, washed, drained, and chopped
6 anchovies, drained and chopped
1/4 cup of your favorite light balsamic dressing
3 tablespoons high quality red wine vinegar
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
Place the vegetables in separate bowls, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
When ready to serve, combine the vegetables in a large mixing bowl with the capers and anchovies and toss with the oil and vinegar. Season to taste with the salt and black pepper. Serve cold.