Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Italian Fried Peppers

These are something I remember vividly from my grandmother’s kitchen. We’d place them in a sandwich of fresh deli turkey and semolina bread with a touch of mayo, salt, and pepper – delicious. (Though the lack of good semolina bread around here makes me want to cry.)

Italian Fried Peppers

1 pound Italian peppers, cut into strips (the peppers are long, thin and light green)
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt & pepper to taste

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the peppers and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring until it softens, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold. Refrigerate to store, covered with olive oil.

Grade: A


Lis said...

My dad made these often as well.. and I haven't had any since he passed.. brings back good memories =)

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