Again, I’m going to give credit to FIORE for this recipe. I highly recommend their olive oil and balsamic vinegars. However, you can substitute. I’ve been using FIORE because we won and purchased some when we were in Rockland, Maine.

I love sweet peppers–the flavor is outstanding. Following the directions provided below with give you some great results. This is a great appetizer.

Grilled Sweet Peppers

2 lbs. sweet baby (small) bell peppers (green, red, orange, purple, and/or yellow)
1 tsp coarse salt
1/4 cup FIORE Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tbls FIORE Traditional 18 year aged Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

(Use large peppers with stem end cut off and seeds removed if baby peppers are not available).
Core, seed, and rinse peppers. Cut each pepper into quarters and place in a large ziplock plastic bag.
In a small bowl, combine salt, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and pepper; mix well. Pour sauce over pepper quarters.  Reseal bag and shake to distribute sauce.
Preheat barbecue grill. Remove peppers from sauce. Place peppers, smooth-side down, on hot grill. Cook 6 to 8 minutes (turning occasionally) or until lightly charred on both sides. Remove peppers from grill; either leave in quarters or slice into 1-inch-wide strips.

Arrange chunks or strips on a platter, alternating colors. Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese.  Makes 4 servings.

Thanks for sharing FIORE. You can order directly from FIORE if you wish.

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