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Roasted Mini Peppers

Raw Sweet Mini Peppers

Raw Sweet Mini Peppers


Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Wash 1 pound of mini sweet peppers. These are also known as yum yum peppers because they are so sweet.
  • Trim off stems, cut in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  • Place in a large bowl and toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil.
  • Lay the peppers cut side down on the baking sheet.
  • Bake about 15-20 minutes or until softened, but not browned.
  • Remove from oven and cool. Sprinkle with a large grain coarse salt such as kosher salt or flaked sea salt if desired.
  • Use a firm metal spatula to scrape peppers from baking pan.
  • You can also add basil or use other types of peppers or vegetables.

Quick Roasted Red Peppers

Raw red bell peppers tossed with olive oil and sprinkled with salt 

After 30 minutes or so in the hot oven, the juices and peppers begin to carmelize in the baking pan.

You can add fresh basil strips after the peppers are roasted

Roasted Peppers served here with Spicy Cilantro Cole Slaw and Grilled Hamburgers.

  • Wash 4-8 red bell peppers. Remove the stem, cut in half and seed.
  •  Cut in half again and place cut side down on a shallow baking pan about 17 x 13 inches in size.
  •  Sprinkle peppers with olive oil and rub to cover peppers with oil.
  • Sprinkle with flaked sea salt or kosher salt.
  • Add several stems of fresh rosemary if you like 
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes, or until tender and the juices are slightly carmelizing in the pan. Remove from oven.
  • If you haven’t added the Rosemary, you can add several basil leaves, cut julienne style and toss over the peppers in the baking pan. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • Use a metal spatula to remove the peppers to the serving plate and serve warm.
  • You can reheat the peppers, but handle them gently.