Grilled whole peppers on a platter.

Grilled Bell Peppers

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Summertime is perfect for roasting peppers on the grill!

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Bell peppers are amazingly delicious when grilled. However, their rough meat often leads to over-chared and still hard peppers which nobody particularly likes. They almost taste raw, even though the skin becomes black.

With a little extra effort, this can be avoided, and sweet peppers will soon become your favorite summer barbecue side!

Vitamin C in Bell Peppers

Bell peppers, also known as bell peppers, are exceptionally rich in Vitamin C. This vitamin is extremely important in protecting cells and keeping them healthy.

Vitamin C is also important for healthy skin, blood vessels, and bones. It is necessary to get your daily Vitamin C dose from food. Adults need 40mg of Vitamin C daily.

Peppers are one of the greatest sources of Vitamin C in food. One medium red bell pepper provides 169% of the Reference Daily Intake of Vitamin C. They are also low in calories, making them a perfect addition to a healthy diet.

Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

The main idea behind all the healthiest diets is to eat lots of fruits and vegetables. According to the Mediterranean diet, you should eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day.

Peppers are considered to be one of those healthy vegetables that should be incorporated into our daily diet. Some of the health benefits of eating bell peppers include eye health and the prevention of anemia.

Are Grilled Sweet Peppers Vegan?

Yes, these perfectly Grilled Sweet Peppers are vegan and vegetarian appropriate. They contain only vegetables and vegan protein, which makes them a perfect vegan main dish during the barbecue season.

What to Serve with Grilled Peppers?

These peppers can be served as a main vegetarian/vegan meal, or as a side dish to any grilled meats. Some of the best ways to enjoy grilled peppers is with the following meals:

  • Grilled chicken
  • Grilled steak

How to Make Grilled Bell Peppers

Grilled Sweet Peppers

Recipe by Healthy Hungry CatCourse: Sides, Main vegetarian, Main veganCuisine: MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, whole with stem

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, whole with stem

  • 1l/33.8oz water

  • 80ml/2.7oz wine vinegar

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • Marinade
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • In a medium pot, bring water, vinegar, salt, and sugar to a boil.
  • Add whole bell peppers, and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, drain and transfer to a plate or a medium bowl.
  • Add salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and olive oil.
  • Place on a heated electric grill or regular grill and grill for around 5 minutes, until the skin is slightly charred.


  • If you want the peppers to be even more tender, boil for additional 5 minutes.
  • You can always adjust the seasoning to your liking.
  • You can use garlic instead of garlic powder.
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  1. Grilling peppers gives these so much flavor! 🙂 I am so glad that grilling season has finally arrived.

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