Cut tops off peppers, trim out core and remove seeds. In a large saucepan, add 4 quarts of water and bring to boil. Add rice and cook until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain rice and transfer to a large mixing…
A red pepper is simply a green pepper allowed to mature on the plant, gaining great color and terrific sweetness. There’s nothing hot about this variety. “Pear” it up with some of the season’s naturally sweet vegetables in this soup that looks and feels like a cream soup on the tongue yet doesn’t contain a drop of cream.
Chunks of eggplant, onion and tomatoes take kindly to simmering in a smoky, tangy barbeque sauce like Matt’s Hog Spit BBQ Sauce. Add a green salad and a slice of crusty bread for a great dinner.
If you’d like more ‘heat’ in the ribs, don’t remove the chili pepper seeds.
This sweet, crisp pepper salad requires refrigeration 1 hour prior to serving.