Roasted Pepper and Sardine Appetizer


  • French bread
  • ½ red pepper, ½" slices
  • ½ yellow pepper, ½" slices
  • 1 can skinless, boneless sardines in oil, drained
  • Olive oil for garnish
  • Cracked black pepper for garnish
  • Dill for garnish


  1. Slice French bread into 3 diagonal pieces.
  2. Place French bread in toaster oven on broil for 1 to 2 minutes, till light brown then let cool.
  3. Place sliced pepper on lined cookie sheet and place in oven under broiler on top shelf for 2 or 3 minutes till charred. Remove and let cool.
  4. Take the sardines from can and slice down the middle lengthwise. Then cut in half lengthwise again.
  5. Arrange the toast on long rectangular plate.
  6. Place red and yellow pepper strips on top of toasted bread.
  7. Gently lay the sardine on top and garnish with small dill sprig.
  8. Drizzle olive oil in a back-and-forth motion over the 3 pieces and sprinkle them with cracked black pepper.