Are you looking for the perfect side dish for your dinner? Sweet pepper stew, or ‘peperonata’, is the one for you considering that it consists of readily available vegetables in a recipe which is very easy to make. Combine the peppers with red tomatoes and fresh basil to create the perfect dish for eating with some good quality crusty bread. This sweet pepper stew can be served during summer, because this is when peppers are in season, but also at other times of the year. All that’s left for you to do is buy your favourite varieties - you can choose between red, yellow and green, big or sweet - and then have fun in the kitchen with our recipe, creating a tasty, delicious and colourful side dish. Follow our recipe step-by-step!
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Wash the peppers, cut them in half and remove the seeds. Cut lengthwise into lots of strips. Lightly brown the garlic in the oil for a few minutes, add the peppers and cook for about 15 minutes to soften them. Mix in the washed halved tomatoes, cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes. Remove the lid, add salt and reduce most of the liquid. Moments before removing from the heat, add the chopped basil. Serve immediately accompanied with slices of bread.