Category Archives: Peppers

Both Favor and Nutritional Value Increase as Bell Peppers Mature from Green to Redti

Vitamin C Bell peppers and onions are both impressive sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps your body metabolize protein, contributes to the transmission of brain neurotransmitters and helps prevent infection. Healthy adults need between 75 and 90 milligrams of … Continue reading

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Nutritional Value of Sweet Bell Peppers

Macronutrients One cup of sliced bell pepper contains about 40 calories, along with 1 gram of protein and 10 grams of carbohydrates, including 3 grams of fiber. The fiber and protein will help you feel full for longer after eating … Continue reading

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Guide to Types of Sweet Peppers – Do Red Peppers Taste Different Than Green

Red, Green, & Yellow Sweet Peppers.  Capsicum annuum Although the colors of sweet bell peppers may vary [due to an increase in maturation], all colors are the same type of peppers.  As bell peppers go through the maturation process, they … Continue reading

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Recipe Hot Pepper Jelly to Serve with Cream Cheese

Hot Pepper Jelly (inspired by the Kraft recipe, and All Recipes; Gluten-Free and Vegan) Makes 7 to 8 cups of jelly (I used 3 two-cup jars that I filled entirely, and one two-cup jar that was just over halfway full = just over 7 … Continue reading

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Recipe Roasted Garlic Sweet Peppers

Pickled Garlicky Red Peppers 2 1/2 cups distilled white vinegar3 cups water2/3 to 3/4 cup sugar5 tablespoons kosher salt or 1/4 cup table salt*10 bell peppers, all red or a mix of red, orange and yellow (the sweet varieties)4 large … Continue reading

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Recipe Sweet Pickled Red Bell Peppers

Recipe Sweet Pickled Red Bell Peppers from Gardeners’ Community Cookbook p. 328 8 large red bell peppers, seeded, and cut into 1 by 1/4 inch julienne strips [in the above image, the yellow peppers are cut julienne] tablespoons kosher or … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Chicken Chili with Peppers

Yield: 4 (1 1/2-cup) servings + reserves Prep: 25 mins Cook: 4 hrs to 5 hrs (low) or 2-2.5 hours (high Kickin’ Chicken Chili Ingredients 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves or thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/4 … Continue reading

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