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Acquasale (Sweet Pepper Sauce)

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Category: Appetizers, Pasta, Sauces, Main Dish, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 1 Red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2 Garlic clove, finely minced
  • 3 Red bell peppers, roasted,
  • -- ribs, membranes & seeds
  • -- removed & cut into 1/2"
  • -- slices
  • 2 md Tomatoes, seeded & cut into
  • -- chunks
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Fresh breadcrumbs, optional


Warm the olive oil in a large heavy saute pot. Add the red onion & saute
over a low heat until the onion becomes limp & translucent. Add the garlic
& saute briefly. Stir in the pepper strips & sweat them over low heat for
20 to 25 minutes. Add the tomatoes & salt & cook another 2 to 3 minutes.
Cool to room temperature. Put the mixture in a food processor & pulse about
30 times. DO NOT PUREE. If it seems too moist, add the breadcrumbs. Serve
either as an antipasto, or as a main dish with pasta or polenta. Or, add
stock & serve as a soup.
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