Braised Pepper Bruschetta

Braised Pepper Bruschetta Recipe
Scott Peterson
Here, bell peppers are cooked down until they become quite soft and sweet. Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes.


Makes topping for 8 bruschettas

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Nutritional Information

Calories 149
Caloriesfromfat 72 %
Protein 1.6 g
Fat 12 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 9.6 g
Fiber 1 g
Sodium 334 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/4 cup olive oil
3 red, yellow, or orange sweet bell peppers, cored and thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
8 basil leaves, chopped
Extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling


Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add peppers, garlic, and salt. Cook until peppers are very soft and sweet but not brown, about 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in basil and let mixture cool to room temperature. Spoon onto bruschettas and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving with bruschetta.

Jennifer McIlvaine,

Bruschettina, Ballard, Columbia City, and Edmonds, WA,


August 2006
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