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Sautéed peppers with balsamic vinegar

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Sautéed peppers with balsamic vinegar

Side Serves 2 25 min
This is a quick, robust vegetarian side. It could be eaten with more-or-less any fish or meat. It's potent sweetness also makes a nice component of a hearty main-meal salad – perhaps with fried halloumi and rocket.


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 1 red and 1 green pepper, deseeded and cut into 1cm wide strips
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 20 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil over a moderate heat in a wide frying pan. Add the onion and fry over a gentle heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • Step 2

    Raise the heat and add the peppers and sauté briskly until tender and patched with brown.
  • Step 3

    Add the garlic and coriander and continue to fry for a further 2 minutes. Tip into a dish and season with balsamic vinegar and season.

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