Roasted Peppers with Garlic and Herbs

peppers at the Food Bank

Roasted Peppers with Garlic and Herbs
Adapted from Martha Stewart Every Day Food


  • 4 bell peppers (any color), cut in half, seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Coarse salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn or roughly chopped


  1. Before beginning preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. On a baking sheet place the 4 bell peppers, cut side up and lightly sprinkle them with olive oil.
  3. Place the garlic among peppers evenly.
  4. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper.
  5. Roast in oven until pepper’s flesh is tender and the skin is blistered in spots, (about 35 mins).
  6. Plave peppers on a platter and top with a small handful of the fresh basil.
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