Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #2)

Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #2)
 
Author:
Recipe type: sandwich
Ingredients
  • Pepperonata*
  • Provolone
  • Olivada**
Instructions
  1. On the bread of your choice, spread a thick layer of pepperonata, and cover with thick slices of good domestic provolone.
  2. Spread the Olivada on the top slice of bread.

 
Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #2)
 
Author:
Recipe type: sandwich
Serves: Approximately 2 quarts
Ingredients
  • *Pepperonata:
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 pounds red, yellow, green peppers (or all green), seeded and cut into ½-inch slices
  • 2 pounds red or yellow onions, peeled and cut into ½-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 quart chopped tomatoes or tomato fillets, drained
  • 1 tablespoon each, chopped parsley and basil (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large rondo or skillet, heat the olive oil, add the peppers and cook over medium heat until the onions begin to soften.
  2. Stir in the garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the vinegar, raise the heat and boil down the vinegar to a syrup (until it almost disappears).
  4. Stir in the tomatoes, reduce the heat to medium and continue cooking for about 10-15 minutes or until the peppers and onions are very tender.
  5. Season with the herbs, salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot or cold.

 
Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #2)
 
Author:
Recipe type: sandwich
Serves: 2 ½ cup
Ingredients
  • **Olivada:
  • 2 cups oil-cured pitted black olives
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Puree the pitted olives and garlic together in a food processor or blender.
  2. Pour in the olive oil and blend until smooth.