balsamic peppers recipe


Tangy balsamic vinegar and a pinch of salt transform olive oil and sautéed peppers into a great side dish for a hearty entrée...or as a major part of a meal for vegetarians.


INGREDIENTS

·         Extra-virgin olive oil

·         1 large red pepper, seeded and cut lengthwise into chunky slices

·         1 large orange or yellow pepper, seeded and cut likewise

·         2 tbsps balsamic vinegar

·         ground black pepper

·         salt

Variant:

The addition of sliced onion will further enhance this side dish.


METHOD

1. In a large skillet, stir together the olive oil and peppers over medium heat.

2. Sauté the peppers for 5-7 minutes, until they are tender but still firm.

3. Stir in the balsamic vinegar, pepper, and salt; cook for an additional 1 minute.

4. Transfer the peppers and sauce to a dish and serve hot.