Cruski peppers and potatoes is one of the most representative dishes of Lucania. To prepare this tasty side dish you use dried peppers, sweet red peppers of Senise, a little town in the south of Lucania. The side dish can accompany red meat or fish, such as cod. The cruski peppers are a true delicacy of Lucania, a really genuine snack. There is nothing remotely equivalent!
Difficulty: very low – Preparation time: 15 min – Cooking time: 30 min – Serves: 4 people – Cost: very low
Ingredients: 2 cups potatoes – ½ cup cruski peppers – extra virgin olive oil – salt to taste.
Preparation: Boiling the potatoes for 10 minutes, then peel the potatoes and cut into thick slices about half a cm and keep aside. Place a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a pan and fry the cruski peppers a few seconds: the time to swell and take on a bright red. Drain the cruski peppers, cut them into pieces and keep aside. Now cook about 15 minutes the sliced potatoes in the same pan and the same cooking oil peppers. Season with salt and add the chopped cruski peppers. Serve immediately.