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Garlic and Herb Sautéed Bell Pepper Strips Recipe

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Garlic and Herb Sautéed Bell Pepper Strips Recipe
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This garlic and herb sautéed bell pepper recipe can be used as an appetizer, as part of an antipasto platter, or a colorful side dish. The bell pepper strips cook up quickly, and are at their sweet and savory best paired with the garlic and herbs. This sautéed pepper recipe is a great way to enjoy this nutritious summer vegetable.

Make 8 Serving of Garlic and Herb Sautéed Bell Pepper Strips

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large red bell peppers, seeded, cut into half-inch strips
  • 2 large yellow bell peppers, cut into half-inch strips
  • 2 cloves finely minced garlic
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp chopped Italian parsley
  • toasted Italian bread to garnish, optional


In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over high heat. Add the pepper strips, and sauté for 4-5 minutes, or until the peppers begin to soften. Turn down the heat to low, and add the garlic, salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes more. Turn off the heat and add the vinegar and herbs. Toss to combine. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool to room temperature. Toss again, adjust seasoning and serve with toasted bread if desired.
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 4 out of 5
Pretty Damn Good!, Member vergey

I have nothing bad to say about this. It's a good side dish. The recipe is pretty good and also pretty Italian. It could be improved upon, but it's worth a try if you're looking for something quick n easy.

5 out of 9 people found this helpful.

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