Roasted capsicums with breadcrumbs and olives

Roasted capsicums with breadcrumbs and olives.
Roasted capsicums with breadcrumbs and olives. Photo: Tim Grey
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Vegetarian

This makes a perfect side dish for a roast or grill, served hot or cold. It also makes a great vegetarian main served with buffalo mozzarella or ricotta.

Ingredients

6-8 red capsicums

½ cup olive oil

1 tsp chopped garlic

salt and pepper

1/2 cup green olives, pitted and roughly chopped

1/2 cup fresh white breadcrumbs

1 tbsp chopped parsley

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180C.

2. Cut the capsicums, remove seeds and cut into strips. Place in a bowl, add oil and garlic and season to taste with salt and pepper, mixing well. Place on a large baking tray and cook in the oven for about 20 minutes – stir them three or four times while cooking.

3. Remove from the oven, sprinkle with the olives and breadcrumbs, mix and return to the oven for about 10 minutes.

4. To serve, sprinkle with parsley.