Bell peppers have more vitamin C than a glass of orange juice, so snack on a pepper the next time you're sick!
How to Select
Choose peppers that are brightly colored and firm with tight skin. Avoid dull or shriveled peppers.
How to Store
Refrigerate bell peppers and use within 5 days. Freeze: Remove seeds, cut, and freeze in plastic bags.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Cut in half. Remove tops and seeds. Peppers can be eaten raw, grilled, baked or sauted. Top them on pizzas, throw them on salads or stuff them and bake them for a delicious meal!
Recipes with this vegetable
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Stew
This colorful contrast of black beans and sweet potatoes is sure to please the eye as well as the stomach!
Lentil Mango Salad
Very flexible dish as you can use mangoes, apples or another fruit depending on the season!