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Peppers With Saffron And Basil

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Ingredients
  Red peppers 2 Large
  Yellow peppers 2 Large
  Saffron strands 1 Pinch (A Good Pinch Of)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Red onion 1 , chopped
  Fresh basil leaves 15 , roughly torn
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Basil leaves 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the grilling equipment.

MAKING
2) Take peppers and put under the hot grill for about 10 minutes or until their skins are charred . Flip occasionally to evenly roast on all sides.
3) In the meantime, take a small bowl and soak saffron strands in 2 tablespoons of hot water.
4) Once peppers are done, allow them to cool, for a couple of minutes. Now, take the skin off, cut peppers in 2 halves, remove the seeds and chop the flesh roughly in cubes.
5) Take a frying pan and heat oil in it. Stir in onion and garlic and saute until tender.
6) Next, add cream, basil, saffron and chopped peppers and cook until thoroughly heated, making sure that peppers are not mashed.
7) And seasonings as per taste and mix well.

SERVING
8) Toss freshly cooked pasta with the sauce and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over it. Garnish with basil leaves and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Basil
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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