Sautéed Tri-Color Peppers with Capers

This is one of our favorite recipes to share with friends. It is an incredibly easy appetizer to prepare, and packed with flavor.


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Mediterranean Diet Recipes: Red Peppers with Capers

Sautéed Tri-Color Peppers with Capers

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6
Calories 69 kcal


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 red peppers, cut into long slices
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • Sea salt, to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a skillet.
  • Add red peppers and a pinch of salt. Sauté, stirring occasionally until peppers begin to brown.
  • Add garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. Add vinegar and capers. Turn off heat. Salt, to taste.


Calories: 69kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 78mgPotassium: 175mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2488IUVitamin C: 102mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg