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Braised Sweet Peppers    Veg  HT  ACC  25mins

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Vegan Vegetables Herbs Accompaniment Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless

4 Large Capsicums (Sweet Peppers)
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 Large Onion, thinly sliced
1 x 400g/14oz tin Chopped Tomatoes
1 tbsp Finely Shredded Basil
Salt and Pepper


1. Preheat the grill to hot then grill the capsicums close to the heat source for a few minutes until the skins are well blistered on all sides.

2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onion and sauté over a medium heat until golden brown, stirring from time to time.

3. Remove the peppers from the heat, rub the skins off then cut each pepper into 6 pieces lengthways and remove the seeds. Set aside.

4. Add the garlic to the onions and fry for 2 minutes, stirring.

5. Mix in the whole contents of the tin of tomatoes, capsicum pieces, basil, salt and pepper, mix well and cook, uncovered, for about 10 minutes, stirring from time to time.



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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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