How to Roast Peppers

How to Roast Peppers

July 17, 2017

How to Roast Red Peppers

Roasting peppers brings out their sweetness and adds a smokey flavor. Roasted peppers add flavor and texture to many dishes. Canned peppers are stored in a preservative that changes the flavor, try roasting them at home.


Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: 6 per sheet



  • 6 Peppers
  • 3 - 4 t. neutral flavored oil (grapeseed or extra virgin olive oil)



  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.  Wash and dry peppers. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray lightly with olive oil (or grapeseed) or drizzle and smear across foil.
  2. Place whole peppers on baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, turning a quarter turn every 5 minutes.  The peppers will be ready when the skin is charred and blistered. 
  3. Pull peppers from oven and cover with foil for 15 minutes.
  4. Peel skin from peppers, discard.  Slice open peppers and remove seeds. Use peppers.



  • Canned or jarred roasted peppers.

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