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Lazy Roasted Peppers

The easiest way to roast peppers
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easiest way to roast peppers, roasted red peppers, roasting peppers in a slow cooker, slow roated peppers
Servings: 8
Calories: 25kcal

Equipment

  • Any size slow cooker
  • Slow cooker liner or foil
  • tongs

Ingredients

  • 4 large red peppers

Instructions

  • I like to use either a slow cooker liner or foil.  The liner will allow for less clean up.  However, I think the foil conducts the heat a little better.  Either way, clean up is minimal.  
    raw peppers in pot lined with foil
  • Place peppers in pot
    raw peppers in pot with slow cooker liner
  • Cook on high for 4-5 hours.  You will be able to tell when the peppers are ready because the skin will start to blister.  
    cooked pepper with skin starting to come off
  • Allow peppers to sit until cool.   Skin should peel off rather easily at this point  
    skin being peeled off of pepper

Notes

If you plan to use your peppers in a recipe, make sure that all of the seeds and the core are fully discarded. The seeds will make a recipe bitter.
Great to serve with olive oil and garlic or to use in a variety of recipes!

Nutrition

Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2567IU | Vitamin C: 105mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg