Roasted Bell Peppers

Roasting is a great way to bring out the sweet flavor of red bell peppers. To add extra color, try using a combination of red and yellow bell peppers. Green peppers can also be roasted; however, the flavor will not be as sweet.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Preheat the broiler and line it with aluminum foil. Cut the stems off the red peppers; cut the peppers in half and remove the seeds.
  • Place the peppers on the broiling pan with the skin side facing up. Use a pastry brush to brush the peppers with the olive oil. Broil the peppers for 15 minutes, or until most of the skin is blackened.
  • Use tongs to remove the peppers from the broiler and cover in aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Let the wrapped peppers stand for at least 10 minutes before removing the covering. Peel off the skins and cut into slices.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 red bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Preheat the broiler and line it with aluminum foil. Cut the stems off the red peppers; cut the peppers in half and remove the seeds.
  • Place the peppers on the broiling pan with the skin side facing up. Use a pastry brush to brush the peppers with the olive oil. Broil the peppers for 15 minutes, or until most of the skin is blackened.
  • Use tongs to remove the peppers from the broiler and cover in aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Let the wrapped peppers stand for at least 10 minutes before removing the covering. Peel off the skins and cut into slices.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium4.9mg
Total Carbohydrate7g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars5g
Protein1g