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An assortment of peppers from the garden. Learn how to roast and freeze chili peppers.
Roasting and Freezing Peppers
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Freeze Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins
Tips on roasting and freezing fresh chili peppers
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: freezing anaheim peppers, freezing chili peppers, how to freeze peppers, what to do with extra chili peppers
Servings: 1 batch
Calories: 16 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 5-10 whole Chili Peppers you can use any amount of peppers you have on hand.
  1. Place whole peppers on a hot gas grill over high heat.
  2. Rotate peppers every couple of minutes so you achieve a char, but not a burn. You want to achieve a char on all sides.
  3. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place baking sheet directly in the freezer for 1-2 hours until peppers are frozen,

  4. Remove frozen peppers from baking sheet and place in a freezer bag.
  5. To use, remove desired amount of peppers from freezer.
  6. Place under warm running water. The skins will slip right off and the seeds will rinse out.
  7. Cut off the top and use the meaty part of the pepper.
Recipe Notes

You can use any kinds of chili pepper. Roast the amount you have on hand.

Nutrition Facts
Roasting and Freezing Peppers
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 16 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1325IU27%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.