Whether you're craving stuffed peppers, sausage and peppers, or trying to figure out what to do with hot peppers, browse these vegetable recipes for easy and delicious ideas for using peppers.

How to Roast Peppers

Save your hard-earned money: Instead of buying jarred roasted peppers, roast your own -- it couldn't be easier! And during summertime, when peppers are plentiful, you can even roast up a big batch and freeze them for later use.

Broccoli and Peppers with Walnuts

Better Homes and Gardens

A sauce. A skillet. A spatula. That's all that's needed to get this healthy broccoli and pepper powerhouse started.

Total: 25 mins

Roasted Peppers with Parsley Croutons

Better Homes and Gardens

The croutons in this vegetable side dish are crisp on the outside, soft on the inside. Make extra to toss over roasted vegetables, salads, or a favorite casserole.

Two-Pepper Tomato Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

Green serranos or jalepenos may be substituted in this easy vegetable relish.

Joe Monte's Marinated Roast Peppers

Midwest Living

Instead of buying roasted red peppers, use this recipe to make your own. Serve them on sandwiches, on an appetizer tray, or mixed with pasta.

Shrimp and Pea Pod Stuffed Peppers

Better Homes and Gardens

This shrimp and pea pod main dish receives an Asian-style twist from ingredients like hoisin sauce, toasted sesame seeds, and bok choy.

Total: 30 mins

Coyote Pizza with Red Pepper Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Pizza takes on a tinge of the Southwest with avocado, Mexican cheese, and a roasted sweet red pepper sauce humming with Anaheim peppers.

Green Beans in Yellow Pepper Butter

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe, shared in 1994, comes by way of a Jewish family who serves the vegetable dish during Hanukkah, for the Festival of Lights. This simple side dish is pretty enough to serve during any holiday meal or when entertaining.

Total: 30 mins

Jalapeno Mustard

Better Homes and Gardens

This jalapeno pepper recipe wakes up the flavor of ordinary mustard. Add it to your favorite grilled sandwich for a taste sensation you'll never forget.

Total: 5 mins

Honey-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Southern Grits Casserole with Red Pepper Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

Sauteed and seasoned red sweet peppers make a tangy relish for traditional grits.

Mini Cherry Pepper Quiches

Better Homes and Gardens

Stuffed red mini peppers make these appetizers pop on your party tray.

Sweet Pepper Pizzas


Start with an easy roasted red pepper sauce, spread on the crust, then top with broccoli and goat cheese for a red and green pizza that's healthy and delicious.

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr

Sweet Pepper Bruschetta

Better Homes and Gardens

One of the most traditional versions of this Italian appetizer, is also one of the quickest to assemble.

Total: 20 mins

Cajun Sweet Corn and Bacon Jumble

Midwest Living

Salty bacon and Cajun seasoning liven up this veggie mixture for a summer barbecue-inspired side dish.

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