Insalata di Peperoni alla Griglia

Grilled Pepper Salad

Preparation info
  • 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

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Under no circumstances use green peppers for this dish. They are merely unripe red peppers, and will give you chronic wind.


  • 2 medium red and 2 medium yellow peppers
  • salt and pepper
  • a handful


Cook the peppers directly over the flame. Turn them occasionally until the skin is completely black and blistered. Do not be faint-hearted; cook them on the highest heat, char them until you think they are overdone, and then blacken them some more. Remove to a bowl, clingfilm the top, and leave the peppers to steam and cool for 30 minutes.

Peel quickly under running water, using the col