Fried Sweet Peppers

Recipe courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

1 pound sweet Italian frying peppers (such as Jimmy Nardellos)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
Salt to taste
Crusty bread, sliced in half lengthwise
Optional – soft, mild cheese


  • Brush the bread with EVOO and slide it under the broiler or into the oven at 325º.
  • Slice peppers in quarters lengthwise and remove seeds.
  • Rub with EVOO, sprinkle with salt and lay into a hot frying pan over medium heat.
  • Flip the peppers over as they brown.
  • Spread the bread with a soft, mild cheese (optional).
  • Serve the peppers warm on the bread.
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