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Potato Piperade (Roasted Potatoes & Bell Peppers)

By June 4, 2013No Comments

In my old neighborhood I lived across the street from a couple with Basque heritage that quickly became like an extra set of parents to me.  Whenever there was a special occasion I always tried to throw together a Basque dish of some sort to show my gratitude for all the nice things they were constantly doing for me.  I honestly can’t remember a time when my husband was deployed that I ever had to take out the garbage or shovel snow, they where always doing everything they could to make my life easier.
 A traditional Pipèrade is only roasted peppers, onions, and tomatoes but I decided to change it up a bit throw in some potatoes and lots of extra herbs to make a hearty side dish.  I usually serve this with a simple grilled flank steak or a roast chicken.  Its easy to throw together but is quite colorful and a beautiful dish you can serve to guests.  The recipe serves 6-8, which I love because I think the leftovers are fantastic with some scrambled eggs for breakfast.

I didn’t get a great picture of this lovely side dish because I had guests over and it was quickly scooped up onto plates the moment it came out of the oven!

 
 
 

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