Recipe: Peperonata, The Italian Stir Fry


L'Italo-Americano does it again: another delicious recipe, this one with Calabrian roots.

This article, written by ANNA ROMANO & ANGELA DESALVO, appears on L’Italo-Americano.

Peperonata – The Italian Stir-Fry

‘Peperonata’. A southern Italian mixture of peppers, eggplant, and potatoes with tomato and basil. I guess you could say it is the Italian version of a stirfry or ratatouille.

What I do know is “I LOVE IT AND SO WILL YOU”! This old Calabrian classic is great as a side dish but is hearty enough to be a meal on its own. In fact, my mother says that up until she left Italy in 1971, peperonata was a favourite dish in her family of 9 children. For them, a large plate in the center of the table with a nice piece of bread each was the entire meal! Read more and get the recipe at L’Italo-Americano… 

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