VEGGIES: Blistered Shishito Peppers

IMG_1608One our favorite restaurants in Boston was a small tapas place down the block from our apartment, called Estragon. As I explained in further detail in my Beantown: The List post, they make some of the best vegetarian tapas, one of which is the Pimientos Shishitos. Shishito Peppers are not spicy and are served simply charred with a little bit of sea salt. They looked easy enough to replicate so I decided to try my hand at them as a side to some homemade vodka artichoke pizza. They were DELICIOUS and ridiculously easy.


Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Shishito Peppers (Trader Joe’s sells them in bags in the salad aisle)

Sea Salt


1. Heat up a sauté pan. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil until shimmering.

2. Sauté the shishitos on high heat for 3-4 more minutes until blistered.

3. Remove from the heat and place in a bowl. Toss with a little sea salt and serve immediately.