Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy
Mary Ann's newest book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photos, and many scenic pictures of Italy taken by Mary Ann on her travels through the years.
SERVES 4 TO 6
3 large red bell peppers
1 large ripe tomato, seeded and chopped
1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
12 imported black olives, pitted and chopped
1 2-ounce can anchovy fillets, drained and chopped
2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley
Freshly ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Oil a 13Ã—9Ã—2-inch baking dish.
Cut the peppers lengthwise into quarters and remove the seeds and white membranes. Arrange the quarters skin side down in the prepared dish.
In a bowl combine the tomato, garlic, olives, anchovies, parsley, oil, and pepper to taste. Spoon the mixture into the pepper wedges.
Bake for 45 minutes or until the peppers are tender when pierced with a fork. Serve warm or cold.