Pepper cutlets: the recipe for a tasty and original vegetarian main course

ingredients
  • Peppers
    3
    • 25 kcal

  • Egg
    2
    • 0 kcal

  • Grated parmesan cheese


    1 tbsp
    • 380 kilocalories
  • Breadcrumbs
    to taste
    • 0 kcal

  • Chopped parsley
    to taste
    • 79 kcal

  • Fine salt


    to taste
    • 21 kcal
  • Seed oil
    to taste for frying
    • 29 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the pepper cutlets I am a vegetarian main course tasty and original, which will appeal to young and old. To make them, just cook them baked peppers for about half an hour, peel them and cut them in half. The peppers will then be passed in the egg and breadcrumbs, creating delicious breaded vegetable cutlets, ready to be. fried in a frying pan Where oven-baked. The end result will be similar to that of the classic meat chop but with a unique and unmistakable flavor that will surprise your guests.

How to prepare cutlets of peppers

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Wash the peppers, place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper (1) and place them in a preheated oven at 200 ° C for about half an hour or until they start to blacken ( 2). Once ready, place them in a plastic food bag (3) for at least 30 minutes: the steam will promote the detachment of the skin.

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After the necessary time, peel the peppers, divide them in half and remove the seeds and filaments (4). Beat the eggs with the salt. In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with the chopped parsley and grated Parmesan. Dip the peppers first in the beaten eggs then in the breadcrumb mixture, breading them well: you can also opt for the double breading. Brown the cutlets in a pan with hot oil until golden brown on both sides (5). Your pepper cutlets are ready to serve (6).

Advice

To make excellent pepper cutlets, pay attention to do not crumble the peppers, while you peel them, so that they are easy to bread and fry.

Serve your escalope of peppers accompanied simply by a fresh salad mixed or with grilled vegetables.

For a lighter preparation you can cook the escalopes of peppers in the oven: place them on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper, add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes.

Also try eggplant cutlets or zucchini cutlets, to vary your main vegetarian dishes according to the summer vegetables you have available.

Variants

Alternatively, you can do the stuffed pepper cutlets: just grill the peppers then make a sort of sandwich by stuffing the slices of peppers cheese sliced cooked ham. Then pass the chops in the beaten egg and breadcrumbs, before frying them in a pan or baking them in the oven.

storage

It is advisable to consume the cutlets of peppers immediately after preparation, to spoil them crisp. Alternatively, you can store them in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days in an airtight container.

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