June Meyer's Authentic Hungarian
Hot Paprika Tomato, Onion and Pepper Condiment

Lecso can be any thing you want it to be. It is very versatile. A cooked mixture of onions, yellow banana peppers, and tomatoes and paprika. Add some sliced Hungarian Sausage and it can be served as an appetizer or stew. Serve it over dumplings or rice as a main course. Spoon it over scrambled eggs for breakfast. Use it as a sauce for sausage or corn meal mush. However you use it you will find it to be quite compatible with a lot of dishes. It is an ancient dish originating in Serbia.

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Heat lard, add sliced onion, and cook over very low heat for 5 minutes.
Add green pepper slices and cook for an additional 15 min.
Add tomatoes, sugar, salt and paprika. Cook for 10 to 15 min. longer.
Adjust sugar and salt to taste.
If you are going to put sausage into it, reduce salt.
Lesco can be frozen sucessfully.


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