2 tablespoons Filippo Berio extra virgin olive oil
2 pounds red onions, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 green bell peppers, coarsely chopped
1/4 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
1 1/2 pounds plum tomatoes, peeled and diced
Small handful of fresh basil torn into pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a large heavy duty sauté pan and cook the onions and peppers until they soften. Add the pepper flakes and cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper to taste.
Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes.
Serve with bread.
This recipe is featured on show 2207 – Gourmet Vegetables – Le Verdure del Buongustaio.
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