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What to do with "small italian frying peppers?"

My CSA has given me lots of what they call "small italian frying peppers" which I think are similar to a Cubanelle peppers. I haven't found a lot of inspiring recipes anywhere - any suggestions? Thanks!

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inpatskitchen added over 1 year ago

If they're similar in taste to Cubanelles you coul try my favorite pepper salad:

meganvt01 added over 1 year ago

That looks so tasty! Thanks Pat!

JanetFL added over 1 year ago

Hi, Megan! I saw your question earlier today and later ran into my Italian, pepper-loving neighbor. She said her favorite way to do these peppers is to simply toss them with olive oil and roast in a 400 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes, depending on size. The skins will puff up and can be easily removed for seasoning with salt. Enjoy those peppers!

dazeyduke added over 1 year ago

I toss them in olive oil with salt and pepper and toss them on the grill until the skin blisters, turning a few times throughout. They are great served with grilled tomatoes and marinated flank steak that I use for soft tacos.

cookbookchick added over 1 year ago

Luscious on an egg, pepper, and provolone sandwich made with good Italian bread!

healthierkitchen added over 1 year ago

the grill idea is a great one and they'd be delicious alongside grilled sausages and onions, kind of along the lines of NY street food. Coconut and Lime ( I don't think she has the recipe on this site but on her blog) has a terrific pork and cubanelle chili.

healthierkitchen added over 1 year ago

Here is the recipe: <a href="http://www.coconutandlime.com/2010/02/cubanelle-black-bean-pork-chili.html" target="_blank">http://www.coconutandlime.com/2010/02/cubanelle-black-bean-pork-chili.html</a>

susanm added over 1 year ago

i second the pepper + egg sandwich! probably my favorite sandwich ever.
here's how my mom does it: cook the sliced peppers low and slow till they caramelize, then scramble an egg. serve on super soft, lightly buttered fresh italian bread. i am so hungry describing this.

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