I know I am late to the party with oven roasting sweet mini peppers but as they say better late than never! I usually enjoy the mini sweet peppers raw as I love the crunch and the subtle sweetness. Oven roasting them takes them to a whole new level of deliciousness. They become so sweet they are like eating candy. No really they taste like candy. You must make these asap!
When I serve these everyone goes crazy for them! They are so delicious.
Have you seen the half pound bags of mini sweet peppers in the produce department? Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Sprouts and Costco are just a few of the places I have found them at recently. I do buy the organic ones and Whole Foods is the only store that consistently carries them in organic.
Roasting these little gems couldn’t be easier. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. I line my rimmed baking sheets with foil and then top with parchment paper. Wash and dry the peppers. Spread them out on the baking sheets. Roast in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes. I don’t turn mine over as they get nicely browned on both sides in my convection oven.
Serve a platter of these as an appetizer or a side dish on your buffet. They are amazing as is! No peeling, no removing the seeds just eat and enjoy. Can you tell it was a rainy day when I took this photo – the lack of natural lighting makes such a difference.
I like a plate of them alone or with another one of my favorite things – a roasted Japanese Sweet Potato dusted with cinnamon. Yum-yum! Chop a few and toss them in a salad, serve over hot brown rice with a splash of balsamic vinegar, toss with hot cooked spaghetti squash with a little roasted garlic or over spiralized zucchini noodles. So many possibilities – I can’t wait to hear how you decide to enjoy yours!
Oven Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers
- oven, baking sheet
- 1 pound sweet mini peppers, washed and dried
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Wash sweet mini peppers leave whole and stems intact
- Place prepared peppers on a rimmed baking sheet that is lined with parchment paper or a silpat mat.
- Bake for 30 – 35 minutes or until light brown spots start to appear.
- Remove from oven and let cool. Store in refrigerator in a dish with a lid.
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