Peppers in Sauce

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
25 mins

An Italian dish of banana and bell peppers in a tomato sauce. This sauce is great served with eggs in the morning, fried with Italian sausage, used in place of pizza sauce, or over linguini with shrimps,

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Directions

  1. Seed and chop peppers to roughly 1" squares. Quarter the onion. Finely chop celery.
  2. Chop bacon every 1/2" and brown it well, it should just get crunchy. It will soften when added to peppers.
  3. Saute the sofrito of garlic, celery and salt in olive oil slowly over medium low heat a couple minutes. Careful not to burn garlic.
  4. Add onion and then peppers. Cook over medium heat until peppers slightly browned and just getting tender.
  5. Add bacon and grease, as well as tomatoes. Simmer until peppers are tender. Do not let it boil.