Acquasale (Sweet Pepper Sauce)
Sweet Pepper Italian Pasta Appetizers Sauces
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:41:49 AM. Recipe ID 678. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Acquasale (sweet pepper sauce)
Categories: Main dish, Italian, Pasta, Appetizers, Sauces
Yield: 3 Cups
3 tb Olive oil
1 ea Red onion, finely sliced
1/2 ea Garlic clove, finely minced
3 ea Red bell peppers, roasted,
-- ribs, membranes & seeds
-- removed & cut into 1/2"
2 md Tomatoes, seeded & cut into
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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