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Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Fire Roasted Sweet Red Peppers Recipe

Fire Roasted Sweet Red Peppers
Submitted by a reader

Makes about 3/4 cup
2 sweet red peppers
Drizzle of olive oil for rubbing
1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. olive oil
Salt to taste
Hearty crackers
Fresh mozzarella (optional)

Step 1: Rub the peppers with olive oil. Grill the peppers over a hot fire, rotating every few minutes. Allow the skin of the pepper to blacken and the flesh to become soft. This should take about 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer the grilled peppers to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and allow the peppers to sweat and cool.Step 2: Remove the peppers from the bowl and reserve the accumulated liquid.Remove the blackened skin, seeds and stem core from the pepper. Cut the pepper into slices.Step 3: Combine the sliced pepper with the reserved liquid. Add the balsamicvinegar, olive oil and salt to taste.Step 4: Allow the pepper to marinate in the flavors of the liquid mixture for at least 1/2 an hour. Serve with crackers and fresh mozzarella if you choose.

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