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How To Roast Peppers

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1-4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Tips, Techniques
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Follow step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions and learn how to roast peppers in your oven. Roasting peppers is a great way to preserve some of the summers bounty of peppers, and you’ll find lots of uses for them in the weeks ahead. We’re roasting these to use as a pizza topping and we’ll show you just how easy it is to do. Printable recipe included.



  • 56 Bell Peppers
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil, optional


Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  1. Wash peppers under cold running water.
  2. Cut each pepper in half.
  3. Remove seeds, stems, and trim away excess pith.
  4. Place cleaned peppers in bowl.
  5. Add vegetable oil.
  6. Use your fingers to coat each pepper, inside and out, in the oil.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Place peppers on a large baking pan, leaving ample space between each one.
  9. Place in 450 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until peppers are tender and charred.
  10. Remove from oven, place back in bowl and cover with plastic wrap until cool.
  11. Remove skins, scraping as needed to clean.
  12. Place in a small jar and cover with olive oil until needed.
  13. Store in refrigerator for up to two weeks.
  14. Enjoy!

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