Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Stewed Zucchini, Peppers, and Tomatoes

    INGREDIENTS

  • 3 Tablespoons fruity olive oil
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 3/4 inch squares
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini (about 6 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch slices, then cubed
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 pound tomatoes, skinned and diced
  • 1 Tablespoon minced parsley
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 50 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Spain

Also Called: Pisto Manchego

Pisto Manchego is a classic vegetable dish from La Mancha--land of Don Quijote--in the central plains of Spain. It can be served in a variety of ways--hot, cold, or enclosed in potato nests--and can be made up to a day in advance.

DIRECTIONS

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and sauté the pepper, onion, zucchini, and garlic until the onion is wilted. Add the tomato, parsley, salt and pepper and cook over medium heat, uncovered, for 30 minutes. At the end of the cooking time, turn up the heat to reduce the liquid--the stew should be thick, not soupy.

Recipe Source: Tapas: The Little Dishes of Spain by Penelope Casas, Alfred A. Knopf, 1985
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Making Moral Progress? 10 hours ago
Vatican statement clarifies duties of Catholic faithful after Obergefell decision July 2
Political battles vs. sacrificial service: The Brooks paradox revisited July 2
A Baptist leader with a message the Synod of Bishops should hear June 30
'Helpful' advice for social conservatives: ignore causes, deal with effects June 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15
Cardinal Kasper: Pope never approved my proposal CWN - June 4