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Italian Peperonata

very simple recipe 30min recipe servings 4 read the post

Peperonata is a traditional dish of Sicily, Italy. There are millions of recipes of peperonata, Federica made it in this way cause her very nice neighbor gave her a kilo of this amazing sweet green peppers :-)


- 6-8 bell peppers (if you can find this green sweet peppers even better)

- 1 big onion

- 300g of tomato sauce

- basil leaves

- olive oil

- 2 garlic cloves

- salt and pepper

Warm up 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a pan and let the garlic cloves sweat. Chop the onion and add it in the pan.

Let the onion sweat at low heat for about 15 minutes until they get soft and traslucent.

Meanwhile wash and chop the bell peppers, taking out all the seeds and the white parts inside.

Add them in the pan and cook them for 20 minutes low heat covered, without adding any water.

When they are half cooked add the tomato sauce and mix.

Add the fresh basil leaves and

Salt and pepper to taste. Mix gently and finish o cook for about 10 minutes.

Taste and adjust with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

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