Marinated Peppers With Mint and Sesame

Marinated Peppers With Mint and Sesame on blue cutting board
Photo: Lennart Weibull
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 Cups

Quick to make and oh so versatile, that's this bright, tasty combo. Serve it on bruschetta, over Greek yogurt, or as part of an antipasto platter.


  • 2 cups sliced roasted peppers

  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)

  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

  • ½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves


  1. Toss peppers with lemon zest and juice, olive oil, and sesameseeds. Season with salt and pepper. Let stand at least 30 minutes, then toss with mint leaves before serving.

Cook's Notes

Peppers can be stored, before adding mint, in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

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