What can I make with peppers and tomatoes? - Peperonata Italian Stew
Aggiornato il: 20 gen 2019
The peperonata is a tasty side dish, very colorful and rich in nutrients but poor in calories. It is nice to use yellow, red and green peppers just to create that game of colors typical of this dish.
It is a Mediterranean dish that goes well with meats, cheeses or on the bruschetta, accompanied with steamed rice or couscous. The peperonata is excellent both as a side dish and as an appetizer and can be tasted both hot and at room temperature. This dish takes its name from its main ingredient: the pepper that is stewed with onions, tomatoes, basil. There are many variations of the peperonata, where the eggplants, potatoes and capers are added.
INGREDIENTS 3 bell peppers of different colours 3 tomatoes 1 onion 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
10-15 pitted black olives
1 garlic clove 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt, sugar and ground black pepper to taste
PREPARATION Cut the peppers into strips and the tomatoes into slices. Chop the onions and olives. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a saucepan and brown the onion. Add the peppers, tomatoes and olives and blend with three tablespoons of red wine vinegar. Season with salt, sugar and pepper. Cook for about 15-20 minutes and serve warm or at room temperature.