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Friday, November 22, 2013

Peperonata - Italian Stew

For my 3 day of BM theme " Cooking with capsicum" I chose this delicious and yummy Italian Stew which served a great accompaniment for any bread .  It will serve as an delicious stew to top on Bruschetta.  I found about this recipe while was randomly searching in internet . The original recipe uses red wine  instead of vinegar but this tasted very very delicious .  This stew is made mostly in summer when we can find enormous amount of colored capsicum in the market. But peperonata tastes yummy in any season of the year. You can even sandwich this stew in between bread and enjoy them . How so ever you like to have them but this is a must try stew . The flavor's of fresh rosemary , basil brings out an delicious taste and aromatic stew. We enjoyed this delicious stew on top of toasted white bread they tasted yummm..Lets move to this yummy and easy to make recipe of this flavorful  Italian Stew . Click here for Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#34.

Adapted from here


2 No  Capsicum  ( I used orange and green) - slice it into long strips
1  Onion, sliced into half-moons
1 Tomato ( seeded and cut into strips )
1 garlic cloves, sliced thin
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp  fresh rosemary leaves
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tsp Sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
4-5 fresh basil leaves (  roughly chopped)
1 tsp vinegar


  •  Heat olive oil in a large saute pan ,add the onions.
  • Add little salt and saute  for while till the onion turns pink.
  •  Add the peppers and saute well to combine with the onions. 
  • The peppers must be half done that is it should be cooked but also have a little crunch in it.
  • Add the garlic, and saute for some more time. 
  • Add the tomatoes and saute for few seconds .
  • Add the sugar dried oregano, Rosemary, basil and cook them for a while. 

  • Add some pepper pd to taste and also add vinegar. Mix well and served with toasted bread or enjoy as is .

  • You can use any mixed colored capsicum for this dish. 
  • This stew is done in many ways I have done my own way adjust the pepper and salt an per individuals taste. 


  1. That sounds delicious. Never heard of this preparation.
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Looks colorful and yum,

  3. What a lovely Summer recipe, thanks :)

  4. This is quick, healthy and colourfull!! Loved it..

  5. very quick, healthy and colorful stew...

  6. Colourful stew. Looking very delicious.

  7. hmm healthy pepper salad.Love to try it .

  8. Very colourful and nice Manjula

  9. this is a great use of the veggies

  10. Looks very colorful and inviting, Manjula!

  11. SO colorful! Lovely Manjula :)

  12. Very colourful and definitely my kind of stew..

  13. Such a flavorful and colorful stew.


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