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A basic guide on how to roast red peppers in the oven. You can use these roasted red peppers for many delicious recipes.

How To Roast Red Peppers

Let me teach you how to roast red peppers in the oven. It’s a simple and easy method to peel peppers. During the roasting process, the peppers also develop a delicious sweet taste, and they are getting softer.

This recipe for oven roasted peppers is made with sweet red peppers, as they can be used for many delicious recipes. However, this method works with every kind of pepper.

How to Roast Peppers in the Oven

  • Preheat your oven to 230°C/445°F.
  • Wash and cut the peppers in half. Scratch out all the seeds and cut away the stems.
washed and halfed red peppers in a white bowl
  • Lay the peppers with the cut side down on a with parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Roast the peppers for 15 minutes in the preheated oven until the skin turns black. It’s normal that they look like burned (you have to remove the skin later, don’t worry).
  • Take the peppers out of the oven and place them immediately in a plastic bag. Close it and leave them to cool down for 15 minutes.
roasted red peppers in a plastic bag to cool down
  • You can now easily remove the skin using your hands.
peeling of the skin using the hands of a roasted red pepper

Use the roasted peppers right away or store them in your fridge for up to a few days. You can marinate roasted peppers with olive oil (optional: garlic, herbs, vinegar) and enjoy them with homemade bread.

Recipes Using Roasted Red Peppers

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • Veggie Sandwich
  • Green salad with roasted red peppers
  • Roasted Red Pepper Soup

📖 Recipe

How To Roast Red Peppers

How To Roast Red Peppers

A basic guide on how to roast red peppers in the oven. You can use these roasted red peppers for many delicious recipes.
Author : Aline Cueni
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Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :15 minutes
Cooling Time :15 minutes
Total Time :25 minutes
Servings : 4 peppers
Calories : 36kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 4 red peppers

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 230°C/445°F.
  • Wash the peppers, cut them in half, scratch out the seeds and cut away the stem. Place them with the cut side down on a with parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Roast them for 15 minutes in the preheated oven until the skin turns black.
  • Take them out of the oven and place immediately in a plastic bag. Leave to cool down inside the bag for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the skin of the peppers using your hands.

Notes

  • Use the roasted peppers right away or store them in the fridge for up to a few days.
  • You can marinate roasted peppers with olive oil (optional: garlic, herbs, vinegar) to increase the shelf life.

Nutrition

Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3725IU | Vitamin C: 152mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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