Close up of red, yellow, and orange bell peppers in a pan with a sprig of rosemary.

Skillet Rainbow Peppers

Close up of red, yellow, and orange bell peppers in a pan with a sprig of rosemary.

Skillet Rainbow Peppers

A colorful side dish featuring sautéed bell peppers and onions.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Sides
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 60 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 bell peppers, use three colors; red, orange, yellow, and/or green
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Remove stems from peppers, cut in half lengthwise, remove seeds, thinly slice lengthwise.
  • Trim ends of onion, peel skin, cut in half lengthwise, thinly slice each half.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in large frying pan.
  • Add onions and peppers, sauté until tender, about 7-10 minutes.
  • Add garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper, sauté about 1 minute more. Serve.

Notes

 
Change it Up
  • Add sliced zucchini and/or summer squash during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Try with thyme and a squeeze of fresh lemon instead of oregano.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of cumin and a dash of red pepper flakes and use in Mexican cuisine like fajitas and quesadillas.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cupCalories: 60kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSodium: 152mg
Keyword 30 minutes or Less, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
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