These Grilled Peppers and Onions are a delicious and a colorful side dish to any recipe. We love how healthy they are and how amazing they taste straight from the grill.

Grilled bell peppers and onions on a plate
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I love making these peppers and onions grilled side dish recipe anytime we grill. They make a healthy side dish that is easy to eat and serve. If you love to grill peppers, try this Grilled Shishito Peppers Recipe.

Grilled vegetables complete any meal and always have the best smoky flavors.

Why We Love This Recipe

Bell Peppers and Onions is a budget friendly vegetable that can easily be able to pick up at your local store or farmers market. Placing directly on the grill, cooks them tender and with the best charred grill marks.

The next time you need a quick and easy side dish, make these grilled bell peppers and onions.

Ingredients 

Grilled Peppers and onions ingredients - bell peppers, onion, olive oil, salt, pepper
  • Sweet Bell Peppers (any color) 
  • Yellow Onion 
  • Olive Oil 
  • Kosher Salt 
  • Black Pepper 

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Variations Ideas

  • Vegetables – This recipe is great with any types of vegetables. We usually use green bell peppers and red bell peppers. But you can add in yellow bell peppers, sliced mushrooms or sliced zucchini.
  • Oil – Olive oil is a great option, but you can also use canola oil, avocado oil or vegetable oil.
  • Seasoning – These flavorful vegetables do not need a lot of seasoning or sauce. But feel free to use what you prefer. We have added balsamic vinegar and Italian seasoning for a delicious variations.

Step by Step Instructions 

  • Step 1 – Preheat a grill over medium high heat until it reaches approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  
  • Step 2 – Cut the peppers and onion into large pieces and remove the seeds from the peppers. 
Slicing the peppers and onions on a cutting board with a knife
  • Step 3 – Add the cut onions and peppers to a mixing bowl.  Drizzle the olive oil on top.  Gently toss to coat them with oil.  
Mixing the peppers and onions in a bowl with the oil and seasoning
  • Step 4 – Place the peppers directly in the grill grates on the grill. 
Placing the slice peppers and onions on the grill
  • Step 5 – Close the lid, cook for 3-5 minutes until the peppers are charred. 
  • Step 6 – Flip them over and cook the other side for an additional 3-5 minutes. 
Grilled Peppers and onions on the grill
  • Step 7 – Remove the peppers from the grill.  Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm and enjoy! 

Recipe Tips

  • Slice Vegetables – We recommend slicing the peppers and onions into strips to prevent from falling through the grill grates. Cut the about the same size so they cook about the same time.
  • Prepare Grill – Before placing the peppers and onions on the grill, make sure to heat grill to medium heat.
  • Grill Basket – If you prefer, you can also place the peppers and onions in a grill basket to cook on the grill.
Close up image of grilled peppers and onions on silver tongs

Serving Suggestions

These peppers and onions can easily be served with your easy grilled chicken recipes, Italian Sausage Recipes, or Easy Grilled Beef Recipes.

These peppers and onions would even be delicious with this Chicken Fajita Recipe.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Store Leftovers

Refrigerate the easy grilled peppers and onions recipe leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days.

How to Reheat

When you are ready to serve your leftovers, reheat in the microwave for about 20 seconds.

Close up image of grilled peppers and onions

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Grilled Peppers and Onions

5 from 1 vote
How to grill peppers and onions perfectly every time. This grilled peppers are delicious and a simple addition to any grilled recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 104

Ingredients

  • 4 Large Sweet Bell Peppers any color
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat a grill over medium high heat until it reaches approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut the peppers and onion into large pieces and remove the seeds from the peppers.
  • Add the cut onions and peppers to a mixing bowl.  Drizzle the olive oil on top.  Gently toss to coat them with oil.
  • Place the peppers directly in the grill grates on the grill.
  • Close the lid, cook for 3-5 minutes until the peppers are charred.
  • Flip them over and cook the other side for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove the peppers from the grill.  Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 104kcal, Carbohydrates 10g, Protein 2g, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 5g, Sodium 297mg, Potassium 295mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 6g, Vitamin A 3728IU, Vitamin C 154mg, Calcium 16mg, Iron 1mg

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Hi, I’m Carrie. Welcome to Grill on a Dime!

I’m on a mission to help you cook delicious meals without busting your budget. From the Best Blackstone recipes, to grilling, and easy smoker recipes, together we are going to cook real food, with easy ingredients… for real families!

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