Roasted Red Pepper Rollatini

Still staying on the lighter side of things, and wanting to use up some red peppers I had, I decided to make these red pepper rollatini’s. Each one stuffed with canned salmon, artichoke hearts, sliced kalamata olives, chopped celery and red onion, tossed in a lemon and olive oil dressing. This is my favorite way to make canned salmon, or tuna. Roll this flavorful mixture up in a roasted red pepper slice, and serve along with a nice green salad.

Looks a little like “Italian Sushi” dosen’t it??

If you haven’t tried canned salmon before, I urge you to try it! It’s absolutely delicious, especially this brand that I found at Costco, it’s so good!! I think I paid $10.00, for 6 cans. Very economical, and you can make a bunch of other things with it! Of course canned tuna is always a great substitute.

A quick and easy way to roast your peppers is to cut them in half, pull out the seeds, coat with olive oil, salt and pepper. Stick them on a baking sheet in the middle of your oven with the broiler on. Every 5 minutes check them, and turn your pan till they get nice and tender, and blistered all over. About 15 or 20 minutes.

When their done, place in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap for about 15 minutes.

When you uncover them, they should be nicely shriveled up!

The pepper skins will just pull off, easy as can be!! Give this a try for a nice light lunch!

Buon Appetito!!

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  1. I think roasted red (and yellow. and orange) peppers are one of my favourite things ever. i recently discovered a molly stevens braise with anchovies that i have been cooking very (too?) often. never tried my peppers stuffed like sushi, but you can be sure that I will 🙂

  2. Looks delicious! Freshly roasted peppers must taste fantastic! Have to try this wonderful salad. And I love kalamata olives.

  3. This is just the type of food I’m craving at the moment. Fresh, colourful and tasty

  4. Italian sushi!! Love it. And it looks pretty too. I think this might do well at my house – with tuna though, my boys will only eat smoked salmon.

  5. Hi buddy! I’m all for a salad these days and yours is perfect! Good photos and step by step 😉
    baci xox

  6. Love your presentation here Marie!
    BTW – I made your roasted carrots with gremota, it was a big hit and I am posting it, thanks for the inspiration!

  7. GREAT idea! I absolutely love this post! These would be great for a ladies’ lunch. These just look delicious.

  8. Marie,
    I roast my peppers that method too, just under the broiler, then I peel the skins off. I find it the easiest way.

    I have never thought to stuff them with tuna/salmon. Nice low fat lunch. I think I shall try!

  9. Beautiful, the colors just pop! I love how you served the tuna in the roasted peppers, it looks so wonderful and tasty! I haven’t used canned salmon but I’m going to try it. We have been so disappointed with the canned tuna, it never looks white and is much to mushy. So trying something new definitely works for me! Ciao and hugs to you!

  10. What a great idea. I love roasted peppers. We make our own all the time. Stuffing them with salmon is a great idea. Thanks

  11. I love this & wish once again that I had a Costco here! These are grea Marie…bursting with flavour & colour! WOW!!

  12. Marie! What a great idea for lighter fare! This looks fab!

  13. What a beautiful dish you prepare here, love the red color from the bell pepper. Sometimes, I char the bell pepper on my stove if I don’t have much time.

    Never seen this salmon at Costco, I should look for it next time. Thanks for the idea.

  14. Delicious Marie, I love all peppers and they taste so good roasted and with the salmon, olives and lemon dressing these sound perfect for lunch, hugs, Kathy.

  15. I really need these great light recipes — thanks Marie! This looks fantastic, and as long as I don’t eat all of the roasted peppers before I can stuff them, we’ll be in business! I will definitely look for this canned salmon at Costco.

  16. These look delicious!I think I will definitely have to make them sometime. Thakn for sharing!!!

  17. These look delicious! I definitley have to try make these sometime!Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe!!!

  18. Pretty pretty!!!

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  20. Lovely presentation, Marie. I just love roasted red peppers. 🙂

  21. Italian sushi rocks Marie!!!!

  22. What a clever idea to make rollatini with roasted peppers. I am a fiend for roasted peppers. This is so much lighter than making rollatini from fried eggplant.

    Hee hee. Italian sushi!

  23. Very pretty presentation and the recipe sounds just great. I love canned salmon and this is something different. Thanks!

  24. Things look mighty fine over here…and I’ll be back to snatch a recipe or two! I just wanted to congratualte you on being the winner of Knitting Mania’s blogaversary draw. What a fun prize!

  25. WOW! This looks fantastic! And what a great way to have salmon, you have all kinds of good things cookin in the kitchen of yours!

  26. So pretty. I love how colorful and flavorful this is.

    The eggplant ricotta bake down below is making my mouth water.

  27. Eye Candy!! yep that what this is, just a wonderful !!!

  28. Ha! Italian Sushi is exactly what I thought when I first saw the picture.

  29. I wish I liked salmon – do you think crab would be a good substitution??

  30. Oh my gosh, I’ve never thought of stuffing peppers this way before! What a great idea! I’m a big salmon fan … fresh, smoked, canned …it’s all good for me! What I really wish I could do was reach through the screen and snatch a few of those peppers! YUM!

  31. These look fab. As roasted peppers are one of my favs, I’ll be trying this one. Almost wish I had used the peppers I just did for this instead of Bagna Cauda, but then there is always the next time.

  32. Great blend, I love the sweetness of a red pepper!

  33. Wow, now this is something I could go crazy for!! It looks so fresh and just amazing!! Great recipe!

  34. Marie, Another dish I must try!! Excellent salsd 🙂

  35. I love peppers and I can totally dig this!

  36. Roasted Peppers are one of my favorite things. These roll-ups look absolutely fantastic!

  37. love the roasted bright red peppers..yum…

  38. These are beautiful! I love the fusion of Japanese and Italian for the Italian SUSHI! Cool!

  39. These look delicious, and really unique! I love roasted peppers.

  40. This looks great Marie!
    I gotta admit, I’m not the biggest fan of salmon. But when you mix it with roasted red peppers and olives and artichokes, it’s gotta be good. And healthy. I only wish I had a Costco. I am jealous.

  41. I’m perfectly happy just eating roasted red peppers but if they’re stuffed, who am I to complain?

  42. Love this recipe. I might try it with tuna.

  43. I love red peppers Marie and this is another nice low calorie dinner–brava!
    I’ll have to look for that canned Salmon next Costco trip — thanks!
    Hugs, Pat