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Braised Pepper Bruschetta

Here, bell peppers are cooked down until they become quite soft and sweet. Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes.

Sunset AUGUST 2006

  • Yield: Makes topping for 8 bruschettas


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 149
  • Calories from fat: 72%
  • Protein: 1.6g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sodium: 334mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Braised Pepper Bruschetta Recipe