Portillo’s Sweet Pepper Recipe

Top your sandwich with these delicious Portillo’s Sweet Pepper. They make a fantastic addition to any sandwich or a delightful side dish.

Portillo’s Sweet Pepper is a delightful side dish that showcases the vibrant flavors of bell peppers roasted to perfection. Made with a trio of colorful bell peppers – green, red, and yellow – this recipe is simple yet bursting with flavor. I love to make it because it’s so easy to prepare, requiring just a few ingredients and minimal effort.

The combination of olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper enhances the natural sweetness of the peppers, resulting in a dish that is both savory and tangy. One of my favorite ways to enjoy Portillo’s Sweet Pepper is as an appetizer, served hot and topped with fresh cilantro for a pop of color and flavor. It’s a versatile dish that can also be used as a topping for sandwiches, salads, or pasta, making it perfect for any occasion. you can enjoy on its own or as part of a larger meal, Portillo’s Sweet Pepper never fails to impress with its vibrant taste it’s just amazing.

How to make Portillo’s Sweet Pepper

Ingredients

  • 3 large bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, and 1 yellow)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Optional: Chopped cilantro for topping

Instructions

Step 1:

Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).

Step 2:

Wash and dry the bell peppers, then cut them into strips.

Step 3:

Place the pepper strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 4:

Drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice over the pepper strips and toss to coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 5:

Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and slightly caramelized.

Step 6:

Optional: Sprinkle chopped cilantro over the roasted peppers before serving.

Tips

  • Take your time to cut the peppers into equal-sized strips. This helps them cook evenly and taste great.
  • Spread the pepper strips on the baking sheet. If they’re too close, they might get soggy instead of crispy.
  • Taste the peppers after cooking. If you want more tanginess, you can squeeze a little extra lemon juice on top.
  • Try different toppings to make your dish unique. Cilantro adds a fresh taste, or you can sprinkle on some Parmesan cheese for extra flavor.

How to serve Portillo’s Sweet Pepper

For serving Portillo’s Sweet Pepper, I always choose to pair it with grilled chicken or steak for a satisfying and flavorful meal. Alternatively, you can use it as a filling in tacos or wraps, adding a burst of sweet and tangy flavor to each bite. It also works wonderfully as a topping for pizzas or pasta dishes, adding a pop of color and taste. Additionally, you can serve it as an appetizer alongside other finger foods or on a charcuterie board for a delicious start to any gathering.

FAQ

Are Portillo’s Sweet Peppers spicy?

No, Portillo’s Sweet Peppers are not spicy. They are known for their sweet and tangy flavor profile.

How should I store Portillo’s Sweet Pepper?

Portillo’s Sweet Peppers should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Once opened, they should be refrigerated and consumed within a few weeks for optimal freshness.

Can I freeze Portillo’s Sweet Pepper?

While it’s technically possible to freeze Portillo’s Sweet Peppers, the texture and flavor may be altered upon thawing. It’s best to consume them fresh or refrigerate them for longer storage.

Are Portillo’s Sweet Pepper gluten-free?

Yes, Portillo’s Sweet Pepper are gluten-free as they do not contain any gluten-containing ingredients.

Conclusion

This Oven-roasted Portillo’s Sweet Pepper recipe is so simple and delicious. You just need a few ingredients and a little time in the oven to bring out the amazing flavors of the peppers. Whether you’re having them as a side dish or adding them to your favorite meals, these sweet peppers are sure to be a hit.

Portillo’s Sweet Pepper

Recipe by Wasian CookeryCourse: Appetizers, SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Total time

35

minutes

Top your sandwich with these delicious Portillo’s Sweet Peppers. They make a fantastic addition to any sandwich or a delightful side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 large bell peppers (1 green, 1 red, and 1 yellow)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Optional: Chopped cilantro for topping

Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Wash and dry the bell peppers, then cut them into strips.
  • Place the pepper strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Drizzle the olive oil and lemon juice over the pepper strips and toss to coat evenly.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and slightly caramelized.
  • Optional: Sprinkle chopped cilantro over the roasted peppers before serving.
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