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Sautéed Peppers

These sauteed sweet peppers and onions are delicious enjoyed on their own, added to sandwiches or pasta, or with fajitas.
Bowl of tender bell pepper and onion slices.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

2 bell peppers, cut into long strips (green, red or yellow - try a mix)
1 medium onion, sliced or chopped
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse or scrub fresh vegetables under running water before preparing.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add peppers and onion and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Stir a few times while cooking, until onion is clear and peppers are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. 
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Serve as a side dish; add to sandwiches, tacos or wraps; add to cooked pasta or rice bowls.

Comments

This quick and easy recipe is the perfect addition to a sandwich, a quesadilla, a burger or a rice bowl.  The pepper and the onions get sweeter as they carmelize, so good!

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