When you don’t want to turn the oven on: Turn to these simple, light recipes that require no oven time (throw the buckwheat stuffed peppers on the grill instead) and very little stove-top action.
We flavor this shrimp salad with fresh ginger, cilantro, and lime juice and serve it in an avocado shell for a fun and healthy twist on the classic.
To this day, it blows our mind how chargrilling peppers with nothing more than olive oil, salt, and pepper intensifies the flavor and aroma. This flavor bomb is the result of the heat drawing out natural sugars—these sugars then caramelize on the skin, resulting in color, char, and intense flavor.
Make this, grab a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, and call it a day. Use stale baguette for texture—the slight crunch is essential. (Or if you’re down to break the no-cook cooking rules, you can toss torn fresh baguette in a hot pan, oven, or toaster oven to crisp it up a bit.)