Baked Peppers Spicy Peperonata

The scent that is released during the cooking of Baked peppers it is priceless. This tasty side it is delicious in every season but in summer, when the peppers reach the maximum degree of goodness, it becomes exquisite. They are good when eaten cold and appetizing like vegetarian appetizer.


  • 4 peppers (2 red and 2 yellow)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • fresh parsley
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

How to prepare: Baked peppers

THE Baked peppers they are a simple summer dish and a lot easy to realize: ripe peppers, garlic, extra virgin olive oil and parsley are all you need for this delicious and colorful side dish, as good as too starter or aperitif, especially accompanied to sheep cheeses And goats.

The recipe we propose is consumed at room temperature, but also cold from the refrigerator and is therefore perfect to serve on hot and sunny days. We made it with chopped parsley, but if you prefer the scent of basil you can easily replace it, it will be just as tasty.

THE peppers they are low in calories, rich in vitamin C and, especially the red ones, also in provitamin A. They are very versatile vegetables in the kitchen, perfect as a side dish but also to make a savory tart, enrich unique dishes such as saffron couscous with peppers stew or coloring cereal salads.

In summer then – their season of choice – indulge yourself with stuffed peppers, Peperonata and Pasta with peppers. You can also take advantage of the hot season to enclose all the taste of these vegetables in a pickled peppers preserve to be enjoyed even in winter.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Crusted peppers, Pepper rolls with tuna, Pan-fried peppers

Easy execution Preparation time 20 min Cooking time 45 min – 50 min Standing time 30 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Baked peppers

Preparation of Baked Peppers - Phase 1

Preparation of Baked Peppers - Phase 1

To prepare the peppers in the oven, start washing them well under running water, then dry them and place them as they are, i.e. whole and with the stalk, on a baking sheet lined with the appropriate paper. Bake them in the preheated oven in grill mode for about 45-40 minutes, taking care to turn them every so often so that they are softened and browned evenly. When they are cooked, transfer them to a bowl and cover them with a plate. Let them rest like this for 5 minutes.

Preparation of Baked Peppers - Phase 2

Preparation of Baked Peppers - Phase 2

When they have cooled, peel them, cut off the ends, remove the seeds and cut them into layers. Place them in a bowl and season with oil, salt, pepper and sliced ​​garlic. Add plenty of chopped parsley, mix and leave to flavor for at least half an hour.

Preparation of Baked Peppers - Phase 3

Just before serving, transfer the baked peppers to a serving dish.