Fried Friggitelli Peppers

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Yield: 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Fried Friggitelli Peppers

Friggitelli are small, sweet, and delicious green peppers commonly found in Southern Italy.

  • 1 Pound Friggitelli Peppers (or Small Green Mild Peppers)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 4 Plum Tomatoes
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Peeled & Thinly Sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Basil
  • 2 Hot Chili Peppers (Optional)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Step 1 Cut the top off the peppers, then cut in half, and remove the seeds and membranes.
  • Step 2 Core the tomatoes, then gently squeeze over the sink to remove most of the seeds
  • Step 3 Chop the tomatoes. In a large skillet, heat the oil, then add the peppers and cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes
  • Step 4 Add the garlic and cook another minute or two until fragrant
  • Step 5 Add the tomatoes and chili peppers if using, then season with salt and pepper
  • Step 5 Cook another 4 to 5 minutes until the peppers are tender and the tomatoes have melted. Stir in the basil and mix well