Green pepper and tomato stew (‘lecso’)
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 4
Easy to find ingredients, easy to cook and tasty.
  • 1 kg green peppers (cut in half and slice)
  • ½ kg tomatoes (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 onion (medium)
  • ½ decilitre vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon powdered paprika
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • salt, to taste
  1. Cut the onions and cook in vegetable oil under cover for 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Add paprika powder, green peppers, tomatoes and salt.
  3. Cook under cover until limp.
  4. When the peppers and tomatoes has cooked stir the beaten eggs into the fry pan.
  5. Serve with some fresh bread.
  6. You can also make ’lecso’ without eggs, than serve with steamed rice or simply eat with some sliced fresh bread.
Recipe by Hungarian Cuisine at