Pepper and Olive Salad

Ingredients

2 smalls - to medium-sized onions, chopped
2 red, green and yellow bell peppers, cut i
1 to 2 mild green chiles, sliced (optional)
5 to 7 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 teaspoon EACH curry powder, turmeric and Seeds from 2 to 3 cardamom pods or a pinch ground
1 1/4 pounds tomatoes, diced, or 1 (14-ounce) can tomatoes, chopp
Pinch sugar
1 medium bottle green pimiento-stuffed olives, drained
6 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
Juice of 1/2 lemon

Preparation

1
Lightly saute onions, peppers, chiles (if using) and garlic in olive oil until they are softened and lightly browned, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2
Sprinkle in curry powder and other spices, stir and cook for a few minutes to draw out flavors, then add tomatoes and continue to cook until thickened.
3
Season to taste with sugar, salt and pepper, and stir in olives and cilantro.
4
Pour lemon juice over and stir gently. Chill until ready to serve. This can be used as a salad, a sauce or even a spread.

 



Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

December 18, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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