Red and yellow
peppers roast the easiest because they are
sweeter, but you can also do the green ones.
Even hot chili peppers can be roasted like
Select firm ones, wash, and dry. Place
them on a gas flame, or under a broiler, or
outside on a barbecue.
With a pair of tongs, gently turn them
until they get blackened and blistered.
This takes about 3-4 minutes. Place in a
bowl, cover. Allow them to stand for about
With your fingers, gently peel off the
blackened skins and remove the seeds.
If they are hot peppers, use plastic
gloves and be very careful not to get any of
the pepper on your hands.
Try not to wash the peppers unless you
have to, as you will lose too much of the
Remove the seeds and membrane. Use pepper
slices as desired or add some lemon juice,
and then put them into plastic baggies to
freeze for later use.