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Simple Tip: Peeling Roasted Red Peppers

I absolutely adore using roasted red peppers to add a gourmet touch to sandwiches, salads, and all sorts of entrees. I already gave you a primer on how to roast red peppers, but lately I've been using this easy tip for peeling them that I wanted to share.

You can roast peppers several different ways: I prefer to coat mine lightly with olive oil and blacken them in the broiler for five to 10 minutes. No matter what your method, this trick gets the blackened skins off easily. To find out how,


Remove the peppers from the oven and place them on a flat surface with an overturned bowl on top, so it completely covers the peppers. The bowl will trap the heat from the peppers and fill with steam. This "steaming" process will loosen the skins so that they peel off easily.

After five to 10 minutes, remove the bowl, turn it right side up, and place it on your prep surface. Carefully peel the skins off of the peppers and drop the discarded skins into the bowl. Then, you can just toss the skins in the trash.

Do you have an easy way for peeling peppers? Let us know below!

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