Tomato and Peppers Confit

In August tomatoes and peppers are ripening and in their prime. This is why you want to make this Tomato and Peppers Confit.

Confit comes from the French word confire which means literally means “to preserve”; a confit being any type of food that is cooked slowly over a long period of time as a method of preservation. (Information taken from Wikipedia

The tomatoes and peppers are cooked in oil and all the juices and vegetables concentrate creating a rich flavour, with a touch of sweetness.

Tomatoes-and-Peppers-Confit

Ingredients:
6 large tomatoes, like beefsteak, roughly diced
6 bell peppers diced, red, yellow or orange or any combination
4 large onions thinly slices
1 cup canola oil
1 tbs salt
1 tsp pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a deep metal roasting pan and mix well.
    Tomato and Peppers Confit
  2. Place in a 350 oven and bake uncovered for 2- 2.5 hours.
    Tomato and Peppers Confit
  3. Stir vegetables every 30 mins.

Note: You will see bits of char which is flavour.

This Tomato and Peppers Confit dish can be eaten as a side dish to any meat, with eggs, or any grain.

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