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Roasting Peppers on the Grill

Today I was making a salsa that called for Roasted Peppers so instead of using the jarred one packed in sodium I decided to make my own. I used red, yellow, and red peppers. I first washed and dried the peppers real well. Then I brushed them with some extra virgin olive oil and put them on the heated grill.

I had a very active 15 month old and a very curious 8 year old on my hands so I didn't time how long it took to roast them. I lifted the grill cover about every minute and turned them as they blackened.

Once they were blackened I began to place them in a plastic container and KERPLOP! I dropped one on the deck and it exploded!! Oh well, thankfully I only dropped one!Once I successfully put the other peppers in the plastic container I put the cover on them for 20 minutes. When the time was up the charred skin pulled off ever so easily.

The whole process was much easier than I ever could`ve imagined. I thought that I was in over my head for sure, but the hardest part was keeping check to make sure I didn`t burn them to pieces.


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