Balsamic Peppers

Tangy balsamic vinegar and a touch of salt turn olive oil and sauteed peppers into a great side dish.

INGREDIENTS:
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 red bell pepper (seeded and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices)
1 orange or yellow bell pepper (seeded and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices)
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt

YIELD: 4 servings

COURSE: Vegetables and Sides

CUISINE: Italian

Prep Time: 5 min

Cooking Time: 10 min

Total Time: 15 min

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large skillet, stir together the olive oil and peppers over medium heat.
  2. Saute the pepper for 5-7 minutes, until they are tender but still firm.
  3. Stir in the balsamic vinegar, pepper, and salt; cook for an additional 1 minute.
  4. Transfer the peppers and sauce to a dish and serve hot.