Fried Peppers (Pepperoni In Frittura)

Course : Vegetables
Serves: 6
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5 medium peppers
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup flour
1 large beaten egg
2 cups lard -- (or oil)

Preparation / Directions:

Roast the peppers, remove the skins and rinse them in water. Remove the stems, seeds and filaments and cut them in long strips. Arrange the strips in a serving dish and baste them with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Let them sit for a time, then drain off excess oil, dredge in flour and then in beaten egg. Fry them, a few at a time, in hot lard or oil. Drain and serve.


Nutritional Information:

27 Calories (kcal); trace Total Fat; (5% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 2mg Sodium

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