Peppers in vinegar fillings

Today we prepare a simple dish, another ancient flavor of Lucania: Sweet peppers in vinegar fillings. The peppers (origin: around Senise, a little town in the south of Lucania), very diffused in the rural culture of Lucania, are preserved in vinegar at the end of the summer and consumed during the winter, especially at Christmas time. It is an ancient dish with simple ingredients and very tasty.

Difficulty: medium
Preparation time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 45 min
Serves: 4
Cost: low

8 red peppers in vinegar (origin: Senise)

For the filling:
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
14 tbsp breadcrumbs
4 tbsp anchovies
4 tbsp capers
4 tbsp chopped walnuts
2 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

For the dressing
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1. Wash the pickled peppers, remove seeds and remove the stem.
2. Wash them again and dry with a dry cloth.
3. Chop the bread and mix with the chopped garlic, parsley, anchovies, cheese and olive oil until the mixture is smooth and soft.
4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
5. Let stand the filling for 45 minutes.
6. Fill the peppers.
7. Place the peppers in a baking sheet after they are seasoned with garlic, parsley, salt, pepper and olive oil.
8. Bake at 160° C for 45 minutes.
9. Serve the dish warm with a salad and a glass of wine of Lucania.

So, enjoy them…

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