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You Will Need
- A grill
- A steel brush
- A clean cloth
- Vegetable oil
- Bell peppers
- A paper bag
- Balsamic vinegar
Clean the grill
Clean the grill. For a charcoal grill, light some coals; with a gas grill, set it on high and close the lid. After about 20 minutes, let the grill cool. Then scrape off the burnt-on bits with a steel brush, and end by wiping down the grill with a clean cloth soaked in vegetable oil.
Heat the grill
Heat a gas or electric grill to medium. If it's a charcoal grill, wait until the coals are ash-colored.
Prepare the peppers
Rinse the peppers and then cut them in half, from top to bottom. Remove the stems, seeds, and the white parts. Coat both sides of each half with vegetable oil.
Place peppers skin-side down
Place the pepper halves skin-side down on the grill. Grill for four or five minutes on each side, turning once with tongs.
If you plan to peel the peppers, grill them until the skins are blackened, about 5 minutes on each side, and then put them in a closed paper bag until they are cool enough to handle. The charred skin should peel easily.