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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
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Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Vegetable Recipe

Baked Sweet Peppers with Tomato Anchovy Sauce

6 bell peppers
  olive oil
  salt and pepper
4 large tomatoes, ripe
  sliced garlic
1/2 can anchovies with capers
  hot pepper flakes, optional
Wash and slice 6 bell peppers and put on a foil-lined cookie sheet with an edge. Drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper and bake 20 minutes in a 350-degree F oven; stir peppers and bake an additional 20 minutes. While peppers are baking, cut up four large ripe tomatoes. In a frying pan, saute‚ sliced garlic in olive oil, add tomatoes, torn basil, salt, pepper and simmer for 15 minutes. Add approximately four anchovies with caper, (about 1/2 can) to tomato mixture the last 5 minutes of simmering. The anchovies will dissolve into the sauce. When peppers are baked, put in dish and layer the tomato mixture over the peppers. Hot pepper flakes are optional.

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