Bell Peppers are a type of fruit commonly used in curries, dips, spreads, salsas, dressings, marinades, and much more!
The flavor profile for bell peppers can be described as crisp and juicy.
Bell Peppers contain over 15+ nutrients including 9 vitamins and 6 minerals. Bell Peppers are also sodium free and trans fat free.
Uses For Bell Peppers
- Dips, Spreads, Salsas.
- Dressings, Marinades.
- Grain Dishes.
- Grills, BBQ.
- Jams, Jellies, Preserves.
- Pizza, Calzones.
- Sandwiches, Burgers.
- Side Dish.
- Soups, Stews.
- When you’re out shopping for bell peppers, look for ones that are firm, have smooth skin, and feel heavy in your hand.
- When you get home with your peppers, keep them on the countertop in a dry place away from direct sunlight.
- If you’re planning on storing your bell peppers for a long time (more than a week), you should refrigerate them. Don’t put them next to apples or other fruits that give off ethylene gas—this speeds up the ripening process and can cause your bell peppers to spoil faster.
- You can bake or add them to soups, as well as a grill or sauté them. The options are endless!
- Feel free to add bell peppers to any recipe that calls for cooked vegetables.
- Low in sodium.
- Excellent source of 3 micronutrients.
- Good source of 2 micronutrients.