Pisto Manchego
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  • 2 pcs courgettes
  • 1 pc eggplant
  • 2 red capsicums
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 6 pcs large tomatoes
  • 1 medium red onion, unpeeled
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • pinch of cumin
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • eggs, fried sunny side up
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  1. Grill courgettes, eggplant, capsicum, onion and tomatoes until soft and charred. Charcoal grill works best.
  2. Remove the seeds and slice the capsicums, Trim and cut vegetables into small pieces, mince the grilled garlic. Do also remove heavy charred skins from vegetables.
  3. In a pan heat olive oil then add onions and garlic. Sauté for 30 seconds.
  4. Add eggplants and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add remaining vegetables then simmer 5 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  7. Prepare your eggs, place pisto on plate then serve with eggs on top.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2012/04/03/pisto-manchego/