SHISITO PEPPERS ARE AMAZING + UNDERRATED
Roast, grill, sauté oh-my. There’s so many ways to enjoy this sweet, slender green pepper!
But did you know that 1 out of every 10 is spicy? Such an interesting fact! But I do detect a moderately sweet, slightly bitter (think: arugula,) in most of them as their overall flavor profile.
These peppers are high in vitamin C and are loaded with manganese, potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin B6. And they are only 35 calories per serving. Win-win!
They work well as a side dish, in a cooked or raw salad, as a protein topper, + even make an appearance in my breakfast cauliflower fried rice. Versatile. Low-calorie. Full of flavor. Best of all worlds!
Poke a hole in the peppers before cooking to prevent them from bursting.
They are popularly referred to being cooked as being “blistered,” this simply means
- 1 LB shisito peppers; hole poked into each
- A large, heavy skillet
- Heat 1 TB of oil over medium heat
- Add in the peppers + brown on all sides
Enjoy this little ditties! XOXO