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How to Roast Red Peppers

Roasting Red Peppers is one of those things that everyone should should know how to do. Roasting these beauties intensifies the red pepper flavor, adds smokiness, and just a touch of tanginess.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Essential Skills
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: How to Roast Red Peppers
Servings: 6
Calories: 59kcal


  • 3 red peppers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice peppers in half.  Remove stem and interior seeds.
  • Place cut side down on a foil lined baking sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and loosely tent with foil.
  • Remove skin and use as desired.


Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1865IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.3mg