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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Bell Pepper Saute

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 2 bell peppers, red, yellow, or both
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Cook's Note

If you like, you can toss in some fresh chopped herbs, such as basil, dill, or parsley, just before serving.


  1. Step 1

    Remove seeds and ribs from peppers; cut lengthwise into strips and halve crosswise.

  2. Step 2

    Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add bell peppers and onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until peppers are just tender, about 10 minutes.

Everyday Food, January/February 2006