Stewed capsicums

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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

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This side dish can also be served as part of a mixed antipasto platter. Capsicums always pair beautifully with roast or grilled meats and fish. You can also add chopped anchovies, baby capers and chopped parsley to the finished dish.


  • 3 large, red capsicums (peppers)
  • 3 large, yellow capsicums (peppers)
  • 3 tablespoons


Wash the capsicums. Slice them vertically in half and remove the seeds and fibres. Cut them into strips.

Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion until it is lightly golden. Add the garlic and sauté for another minute before adding the capsicums. Cook on a medium heat for 10-15 minutes to soften. Add the tomato chunks, season with salt and pepper and add