Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep Time
12 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Yield: 3 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

These colorful little nuggets are only 90 calories! Plus, the bell peppers add vitamin C, which boosts your immune system and helps prevent cardiovascular diseases.


Recipe Is:

How to Make It

Step 1

In a large, heavy-bottom pan, warm 2 Tbsp. oil over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring frequently, until very soft and translucent, 10 to 12 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in peppers, garlic and bay leaf. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are very soft, about 20 minutes. Add water a tablespoon at a time if mixture seems dry or begins to stick to pan.

Step 3

Remove from heat and season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Discard bay leaf. Transfer to a serving bowl, drizzle with remaining oil and sprinkle with parsley. Serve alongside grilled fish or chicken, spread on top of a pizza or bruschetta or use to fill an omelet.

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