roasted red pepper recipe
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Roasted Red Peppers

Easy tutorial for roasting peppers on a gas stovetop.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Canning, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: how to roast peppers, roasted peppers recipe, roasted red peppers


  • peppers, any variety
  • brown paper bag
  • long metal tongs


  • Turn the burner on high. If you have a vent hood it is recommended you turn that on as well. Using long metal tongs, place the pepper onto the burner, directly in the gas range flame.
  • When the pepper begins to blister, use the tongs to rotate ΒΌ turn. Continue rotating until entire pepper is blistered and charred.
  • Place the roasted pepper directly into the brown paper bag and fold over to hold the steam inside. Alternatively, you can use a bowl with plastic wrap of the top.
  • After 15 minutes, rinse the pepper under a stream of cold water while rubbing the skin. Continue until the skin has come off. You may have to use a spoon or butter knife to scrape off any stuck on areas.
  • Peppers can be stored in the fridge for several days or frozen for up to three months.


See blog post for instructions on making roasted peppers on a grill or in the oven.