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Old 01-02-2014, 11:40 AM   #1
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OK, bright ideas time.

In a Christmas present hamper I received a jar of caramelised red and yellow (sweet/bell)peppers. So far we've had them on pizza with mozzarella and other antipasto things from jars and we've had them as a side veg with cold chicken.

Any other suggestions?

(I could eat them straight from the jar as they are so yummy.)
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:53 AM   #2
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In a Christmas present hamper I received a jar of caramelised red and yellow (sweet/bell)peppers. So far we've had them on pizza with mozzarella and other antipasto things from jars and we've had them as a side veg with cold chicken.

Any other suggestions?

(I could eat them straight from the jar as they are so yummy.)

Chopped with shallots and some balsamic as a bruschetta topping.
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:12 PM   #3
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By caramelized, do you mean roasted? Or are they sauteed?

You could have them with sauteed onions and pasta, similar to this: Quick Italian Pasta with Rosemary Breadcrumbs | Vegetarian Times
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Old 01-02-2014, 12:27 PM   #4
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By caramelized, do you mean roasted? Or are they sauteed?

You could have them with sauteed onions and pasta, similar to this: Quick Italian Pasta with Rosemary Breadcrumbs | Vegetarian Times
I just made "Christmas Leftover Soup" this morning, with the help of my PC. I took 5 little sweet peppers, a cup-n-a-half of turkey broth (that I'd gotten from a friend), 1 onion, a about five slices each of pepperoni, summer sausage, and very good hard salami. I quartered all of the meat slices, and put them in the pot with everything else. I then added about 3 tbs. pearl barley, and 1/2 tsp. ground thyme, and freshly ground black pepper.

It took me a total of 30 minutes to make this soup. It was just, plain, yummy.

Your peppers would work in the soup as well.

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Old 01-02-2014, 01:15 PM   #5
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Put them on a roll (like a sour dough roll) with some split and fried Italian sausage, onions and anything else you can fit your mouth over.
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Blitz them with some onions and tinned tomatoes and they make a great sauce to go with pasta or meatballs
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I'd go with simple (Like my mind) and pile them on a roast beef sandwich.
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:03 PM   #8
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I agree with GotGarlic - they're great in pasta dishes. Saute some garlic in olive oil, then heat the peppers, and toss with pasta - serve with Parmigiano Reggiano. Can also use them to make bruschetta, as Andy mentioned.
This is a great soup - I use one yellow and one red pepper:
YELLOW PEPPER SOUP
Yellow Pepper Soup Recipe - Food.com - 22104
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By caramelized, do you mean roasted? Or are they sauteed?

You could have them with sauteed onions and pasta, similar to this: Quick Italian Pasta with Rosemary Breadcrumbs | Vegetarian Times
Dunno. There's a list of ingredients but nothing about how they were cooked.

I could go with the pasta ideas and Andy's bruschetta.

If I can track them down I'll buy some more they are gorgeous!
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Put them on a roll (like a sour dough roll) with some split and fried Italian sausage, onions and anything else you can fit your mouth over.
I have some Italian sausage in the freezer. Thanks for that.
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