Grandma Julie’s Zucchini and Peppers

27 Jul

2 mid-sized zucchini
2 cooking peppers (green or red)
1 medium vadalia (yellow) onion
~5 whole peeled tomatoes, chopped (from can)
2 cloves garlic
marsala wine
1/2 tspn crushed red pepper
black pepper
1/4 tspn sugar
canola or olive oil

Slice peppers lengthwise and cut in half
Slice zucchini lengthwise and cut into even half circles
Mince garlic

Saute garlic in oil (enough oil to just cover the bottom of the pan)
Add crushed red pepper
Add peppers to cooker garlic and oil and saute.
Salt and pepper

In separate pan (at same time):
saute zucchini in oil. Salt and pepper zucchini.

Empty pan of peppers or zukes (whichever finishes first) and set aside.
Add more oil to pan. Saute onion. Add pinch of salt.
Once onions are transluscent, add ~1/4 cup marsala wine.
Cook onions until very soft.

Mix onions, peppers and zucchini together in 1 pan.
Add chopped tomatoes.
Add bit more salt and sugar, chopped fresh basil.
Cook all together for 5 min on med heat.
Serve hot or cold with fresh crusty bread, crackers, pita, or crostini, etc.


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