Roasted Red Peppers

Bell peppers are a low-calorie source of vitamins A, C, and K as well as a tasty array of B vitamins, potassium and fiber. Roasting bell peppers brings our their natural sweetness while also imparting a lovely smoky flavor that gives depth to vegan recipes while also giving vegan dishes a burst of bright color. Here’s how to roast bell peppers at home.
Bell peppers are a low-calorie source of vitamins A, C, and K as well as a tasty array of B vitamins, potassium and fiber. Roasting bell peppers brings our their natural sweetness while also imparting a lovely smoky flavor that gives depth to vegan recipes while also giving vegan dishes a burst of bright color. Here’s how to roast bell peppers at home.

Roasted Red Peppers

Ingredients:

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  • 3 red, orange, and/or yellow bell peppers, seeds and membranes removed
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  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  • Olive oil

Directions:

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  1. Place upper oven rack 4 inches below broiler. Set oven to broil.
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  3. Place peppers flesh side down in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.
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  5. Broil peppers until the skins are blackened. Remove from baking sheet and transfer to a large bowl.
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  7. Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and set aside for 15 minutes. This will steam the pepper skins loose.
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  9. Remove from the bowl and peel the skins off. You can also leave a little blackened skin on the peppers to add a smokier flavor. Season with salt and pepper.
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  11. Let peppers cool completely. Pack in a mason jar with olive oil and store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. Make sure peppers stay covered with olive oil.

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