Lecso Hungarian Pepper Tomato Stew


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Lecso Hungarian Pepper Tomato Stew
This is a better version of this dish, according to the way I make it.
I add rice to it, once I've put the canned tomatoes in. And I usually use
Polish sausage. Or you can use any smoked sausage.

Lecso- Hungarian Pepper-Tomato Stew is a dish very similar to the Italian
peperonata. The star of the recipe is the red sweet pepper. This dish is
made with bell peppers, especially red sweet ones, onions, garlic and
The sweet paprika is added to the sauce for a rich flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 minute

. 2 pounds fresh red, yellow and orange peppers stemmed, seeded, and sliced
lengthwise 1/2 inch thick . 3 large onions (regular or red) chopped . 4
garlic cloves chopped . 3-4 big tomatoes chopped small or canned diced
tomatoes . 1 teaspoon salt . 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper . 2
teaspoons sweet paprika . 4 tablespoons vegetable oil(I used sunflower oil,
but olive oil is good
. Optional: 1-2 sausages, smoked bacon etc.

Heat the oil in a fairly large pan and saute the chopped onion until
Add the chopped peppers and toss them together with the onions for about 5
Add the chopped garlic, then paprika, salt and pepper. Mix and cook for
another 5 minutes.
Add the chopped tomatoes of the canned diced tomatoes.Cook until the sauce
reduces and the peppers are soft and cooked.
Serve as a side dish with your favorite meats.
Optional: If you add bacon or sausages, start by cooking the bacon and
sausages first, then continue with the recipe the same way.
C The Bossy Kitchen
Cuisine Hungarian / Category: Side Dish
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