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Sweet Bell Pepper Coulis

2 tbsp. Olive oil
1/4 cup Florida red onion, diced small
2 cups Florida sweet peppersdiced medium (Red or yellow)
1/2 tbsp. Florida garlic, minced
2 cups dry white wine
1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
salt & pepper to taste

Method: Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large sauce pan; saute onions and peppers, for approximately two minutes; add garlic and stir for one minute; add white wine, simmer, and reduce liquid by half, add stock and simmer until peppers become very tender. Remove from heat, add fresh herbs and puree in a food processor or blender. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper and strain if desired. Serve with fresh Florida seafood, chicken, or Florida vegetables.

Yield: Approximately 2 cups or 6-8 servings