It's time to bake some roasted mini peppers. Searching for simple recipes that you can do with a bag of sweet mini peppers that you got from the stores or your little garden? This recipe is a keeper.
These gorgeous mini peppers are tossed in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Baked to the right texture is a simple side that you should try out when the peppers are in season.
These roasted sweet mini peppers are flavorful and, with no heat, make it loved by all in the family.
You might have landed on this page to use the leftover mini peppers, but you will get another bag full of peppers. Enjoy it again.
The roasted mini peppers recipe is simple, with no prep time. Furthermore, it’s hands-free and as well as stress-free. One of my most satisfying pepper recipes like these is spicy roasted vegetables and roasted green tomato salsa.
If you are searching for a method to store extra peppers, refer to this roasted jalapeno for more ideas.
The co-ingredients are a pantry staple with more potential to upgrade and adopt customizations. Ready for a quick dinner, appetizer, side, or snack? you will adore these oven-roasted mini peppers for their simplicity and original flavors.
It does not need any other enhancements or flavor additives. The sweet mini peppers can stand alone for their pleasant colors and addictive flavors. Our main idea is to retain them as much as possible, and this recipe is a true winner.
How hot are these roasted sweet mini-peppers?
These are 0 SHU units on the Scoville scale, which means it has zero heat level, similar to the bell peppers. Comparing the sweet mini peppers with the bell pepper's Scoville heat unit could have given you an idea of determining its heat.
Hence, these are good for serving the way you like, which ranges from snacking to pairing with dinner.
How to make roasted mini peppers?
Setting the oven. Preheat the oven to 400° F.
Seasonings. In a baking tray, lay the peppers. Drizzle olive oil, garlic powder, and salt. Gently combine them until the seasonings are quoted well.
Arrange. Place evenly without overlapping one over the other.
Bake. Place the baking tray in the middle rack. Cook for 40 minutes or until tender, by flipping once in between.
Serve. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with the parmesan cheese roasted red pepper flakes if you prefer.
Best to serve as
Appetizer/snack. These baked mini bell peppers are mild but with gentle flavors. A better way to include the vegetables on the menu. And these make your game days more memorable. We snack them on just like the regular veggies like carrots, or cucumbers.
Side dish. when making a dinner platter, this roasted mini peppers recipe is beneficial as it does not require attention or focus. Plus, this could turn into a star dish that pleases the guests with its appearance. It is best to pair it with spicy shrimp pasta or avocado pasta.
For salsa or soup. Make your salsa or soup hearty by tossing these roasted sweet peppers. Or swap the hot peppers in any recipe like this roasted tomato red pepper soup, and feel the gentle flavors by keeping the heat at the most comfortable level.
Refrigerate. Store the leftover roasted mini peppers in an air-sealed container. And refrigerate them to use within 3 days.
Freeze. On the other hand, you may also freeze them to increase the storage time. These stay good for up to three months. Transfer the storage container to the refrigerator overnight or for 8 hours
Reheat. Reheat in the preheated oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit, for about 10 minutes or until warm. You may also reheat in the pan over the stove top. Or gently microwave in 30-second increments until it’s done.
Air fryer. Instead of baked mini peppers, you may also use your air fryer to roast them.
Cheese. For a classic version, garnish roasted mini peppers with parmesan cheese for extra flavors. Or stuff it with goat cheese for an interesting variation.
Balsamic vinegar. Toss the roasted peppers with the star ingredient-balsamic vinegar. Another classic variation that's a family's delight.
Grilled. The charred edges of the grilled mini peppers make it more delectable and picture-perfect.
Printable recipe card
Roasted mini peppers
- 2 cups mini sweet peppers
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Preheat the oven to 400° F.
- In a baking tray, add sweet mini peppers, olive oil, salt, and garlic powder.
- Gently combine until the seasonings coats the pepper well.
- Now arrange them without crowding.
- Place the tray in the middle rake in the oven, and bake for 40 minuts or until tender, by flipping them in between.
- Transfer to a serving bowl and dig in.
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Recommended tools for making this recipe
Baking Sheet. It's great to work with these mini peppers. Helps roast to perfection, turning sweet and slightly charred.
Tongs. My reliable tool for turning the peppers.
Chef’s Knife: My go-to tool for halving or quartering your peppers according to the recipe.