A great starter for any dinner that's quick and easy. Rosemary adds an aromatic flavor to the bell peppers, and the sunflower seeds add to the texture of the dish.

EC

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

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  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the sunflower seeds 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted.

  • Place the pepper halves cut side down on the baking sheet. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, lime juice, balsamic vinegar, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Brush peppers with the olive oil mixture.

  • Roast peppers under the broiler 5 minutes, or until slightly charred. Remove from heat, peel, and slice. Toss with the toasted sunflower seeds to serve.

Nutrition Facts

171 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 11.3g 4% DV; fat 14.3g 22% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 6.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (5)

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2005
These turned out great. I used yellow and orange peppers. I left them in the broiler until their skins were almost black and then put them in a plastic bag for about 10 minutes so it's easier to peel them. I will definitely make this again. Thanks EC. Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
04/10/2006
This was quite good. I skipped the sunflower seeds- as I merely wanted the bell peppers on their own. I also added a little more balsamic vinegar for a tangier taste. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
07/10/2007
Very different and very good. I'm usually not a fan of sunflower seeds but done this way they were delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2005
I marinated the peppers for a bit then tossed them with some of the dressing after roasting. I toasted some sesame seeds with the sunflower seeds and it was really good! We'll try this on the grill! Read More
(2)
Rating: 4 stars
04/26/2016
This is another very good way to serve roasted bell peppers. I didn't care for putting the dressing on before roasting as it just burned under the heat of the broiler. It is a very tasty accompaniment so I anded up adding a bit more once the peppers had roasted. The sunflower seeds add a nice flavor as well as texture. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
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