This Perfectly Roasted Peppers Recipe is sure to become a low-carb kitchen staple!
Oven-roasted bell peppers take on a completely different flavor profile than raw peppers have. Bell peppers have a smoky-sweet caramelized flavor, making them ideal for use in so many dishes. Roasted red or green peppers are amazing on pizza or mixed into a skillet with onion and sausage. But that’s not where the story ends!
Perfectly Roasted Peppers Recipe
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Why We Love Oven Roasted Bell Peppers
When it comes to low-carb cooking, versatility is the name of the game. To stay on track at dinner time, it’s super important to have easy toppings and healthy mix-ins on hand. That’s where this simple roasted bell peppers recipe comes in handy! We love to have a container of these on hand in the fridge to add extra flavor to salads, frittatas, casseroles, or appetizers. The uses for bell peppers are endless, and they are super easy to make in the oven.
Roasted Peppers Recipe Ingredients
This easy recipe has just a few simple ingredients!
BELL PEPPERS – Use a colorful mix of red, green, orange, or yellow bell peppers for this recipe. Or if desired, just pick one color—it’s the chef’s choice!
OIL – Olive oil tastes the best in this recipe. But feel free to use any type of preferred oil, like avocado oil or grapeseed, which both have a mild flavor and a higher smoke point.
GARLIC – Freshly minced garlic is the best, but a sprinkle of garlic powder will taste terrific, too!
SEASONING – Salt & pepper to taste, & Italian seasoning makes everything taste better. This versatile seasoning works on everything from fish to veggies, and this recipe is no different. Make your own blend or use a store-bought variety.
How to Roast Bell Peppers
It’s easier than most recipes since it doesn’t require removing the skins on the peppers after roasting!
- Cut peppers and toss with seasonings
- Roast in preheated oven (per recipe below.)
Where to Use Roasted Peppers
The applications for these tasty peppers are endless! Mix into a low carb baba ghanoush! Top a Low Carb Meatloaf with onion and roasted peppers to up the flavor. Add roasted red peppers to hummus or baba ganoush. Have it as a topping for Eggplant Lasagna, or serve it alongside Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu as a condiment. Top a Denver Omelet, Taco Lettuce Wraps, or a Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto (Low Carb)with roasted red peppers. It’s hard to think of a place these tasty veggies wouldn’t work, so bring ’em on!
Other Easy Veggie Recipes To Try!
- Air Fryer Roasted Broccoli – perfect low carb side.
- Buffalo Cauliflower – easy Air Fryer recipe!
- Best Roasted Cauliflower – ready in just 30 min.
- Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts – a favorite.
- Lemon Roasted Cauliflower – with garlic!
Perfectly Roasted Peppers Recipe
- 1 large green bell peppers
- 2 colored bell peppers red, yellow or orange
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- salt & pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Cut peppers into bite sized pieces and toss with remaining ingredients.
- Place on a baking sheet and roast 18-20 minutes or until browned.
- Serve immediately.
Adapted from Spend With Pennies Roasted Red Peppers8