Making Roasted Peppers in the air fryer makes them crisp and moist. This is the best recipe for making peppers quickly and easily.
These peppers have a smoky flavor that enhances the taste of soups and stir-fries. They would also work great on salads or piled on sandwiches. Make a bunch and freeze them for later use in all kinds of recipes.
Air Fryer Roasted Peppers
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- Roasted peppers are great to use for dipping. Serve with a hummus or ranch dip for a tasty snack!
- These peppers come out of the air fryer moist and crisp.
- Make these peppers to add to sandwiches, soups, stews, or stir-fries. They are great to add as flavoring to dishes.
- Red peppers cook a lot quicker in the air fryer than in the oven, saving time spent in the kitchen.
PEPPERS: Bell peppers come in a variety of colors. The color does affect the taste slightly.
- Green peppers are the peppers that have been picked before reaching their ultimate ripeness, they tend to be a little more bitter than the other colors.
- Red in the ripest and the sweetest. They have a lot more beta carotene and vitamin C than the other peppers.
- Orange and Yellow fall somewhere in between. Not too sweet and not too bitter!
Regardless of the color, pick peppers that have smooth skin without blemishes. Wrinkled skin is a sign that the pepper is getting a little on in age.
SEASONING: This recipe keeps it simple with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste which leaves lots of room to get creative!
If using them for a specific recipe, add seasonings that compliment it. If enjoying as a snack, try seasoning with lemon pepper seasoning or some red chili flakes for a spicy version. Or try this extra crispy version made with flour!
How to Make Roasted Peppers
With just a few steps and a few simple ingredients, they are so easy to prepare! Unlike peppers roasted in a conventional oven, these air fryer roasted peppers don’t need to be peeled.
- Prep: Deseed, remove stems, and cut peppers into quarters.
- Season: Toss with oil, salt, and pepper.
- Roast: Add to the air fryer and roast (per recipe below).
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce, as a delicious side dish, or add them to your favorite soup or stews!
Best Way to Store Roasted Peppers
Roasted peppers will keep in the refrigerator for 5-6 days. The best way to store red peppers is in the freezer. Roasted frozen peppers are great for quickly adding to soups, stews, and stir-fries. Chop them or freeze them whole. After they have roasted, lay them flat on a parchment paper-lined baking pan in the freezer. Remove from the freezer and store in an air-tight container or ziplock bag. They will keep it for 2 months in the freezer. To thaw remove the desired amount from the freeze and thaw in the refrigerator.
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Air Fryer Red Peppers
- 3 bell peppers any color
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat air fryer to 360°F.
- Cut peppers into quarters, remove the seeds and cores, then chop into bite-sized pieces.
- Combine all ingredients, place in the air fryer, and cook for 8-10 minutes.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.
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