Calabrian sweet and sour pepper recipe

Calabrian cuisine is rich in flavors and traditions, one of the most popular recipes is the "sweet and sour pepper".
Sweet and sour peppers are a versatile and tasty dish, to be served as an appetizer with crunchy croutons or to accompany meat and fish main courses, as an appetizing side dish that enhances even the simplest dishes. Peppers are the most loved vegetables for the sweetness taste and the solution for enjoying vegetables, even out of season, is traditional preserves them in sterilized jars.

The ingredients to prepare Calabrian sweet and sour pepper recipe

2 pounds of red peppers

1 kg of sugar

1 liter of white wine vinegar

1/2 liter of ExtraVirgin Olive Oil

2 cloves of garlic

1 teaspoon of flavored salt with chili


How to prepare Calabrian sweet and sour pepper recipe

Wash the peppers and cut them in half, removing the seeds.

In a pot, mix the sugar and vinegar until the sugar is fully dissolved. Add the garlic, Extravergin Olive Oil and flavored salt with chili.

Add the peppers to the pot and mix well.

Cook over medium heat for about 30 minutes or until the peppers are soft and the liquid has thickened.

Remove the garlic and store the peppers in sterilized jars.

These sweet and sour peppers are perfect to accompany meats, fresh goat cheeses, crunchy traditional fresella or withpotatoes from Sila PGI salads.