Pisto

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Pisto
Pisto.jpg
Alternative names
Pisto manchego
Place of origin
Spain
Region or state
La Mancha
Serving temperature
Warm
Main ingredients
Tomatoes, onions, eggplants or courgettes, green and red peppers, olive oil
Cookbook:Pisto  Pisto

Pisto is the name of a Spanish dish typical from the Region of Murcia and La Mancha. It is made of tomatoes, onions, eggplant or courgettes, green and red peppers and olive oil. It is similar to ratatouille and is usually served warm to accompany a dish or with a fried egg and bread. It is also used as the filling for empanadillas and empanadas.

The dish is sometimes formally named Pisto manchego, from its origin in La Mancha. Pisto a la Bilbaína, from Bilbao in the Basque Country, usually has just courgettes and green peppers in tomato sauce, sometimes lightly scrambled with eggs.

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