country: Italy

story: Peperonata is a classic from Italy´s long list of antipasti. It also works perfectly as a side dish to
grilled meat.

Ingredients for 4 persons:

  •  4 red peppers
  •  4 yellow peppers
  • a few basil leaves



  • roast the peppers for 20 minutes on each side at 200°C
  • put the peppers into plastic bags
  • close the bags and let the peppers cool down
  • peel the peppers and remove the seeds
  •  put the peppers into a deep plate forming several layers
  • generously sprinkle every layer with olive oil
  • add salt and garlic to every layer
  •  serve with basil and a final dash of olive oil



  • serve with white bread or as a side dish
  • if you like garlic, be generous with it