Simple sweet pepper stew

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!

Ingredients

  • garlic 1 clove
  • yellow peppers 1 yellow pepper
  • tomatoes 4 fresh tomatoes
  • oil 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt To taste
  • red peppers 1 red pepper
  • basil A few basil leaves
Information
10 minutes Total time
30 minutes Active time
Serves 4 persons
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Preparation

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.

Tips
Serve the dish with a soft, chilled wine which will go perfectly with the flavour of the peppers and tomato. We propose a Cabernet Sauvignon! Try serving the peppers as a simple sauce to mix with pasta. The taste will be exceptional!
Trivia
Sweet peppers are rich in copper, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, selenium and magnesium; but that’s not all, because these vegetables are rich in vitamin A. In addition, red and green peppers contain vitamin C, an antioxidant of some significance.

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