Health Benefits

Bell Peppers are rich in essential vitamins, like Vitamin C and Vitamin B6. Vitamin C supports immune health, and Vitamin B6 plays an important role in mood regulation. Bell Peppers also have lots of dietary fiber, which supports healthy digestion.

Cooking Methods

There are a variety of ways to cut a pepper. In general, the parts to cut away include the stem, seeds, and lighter-colored ribs inside the pepper.

Peppers can be enjoyed raw or cooked. A couple cooking methods are listed here.

Baked: Slice pepper into pieces or strips. Bake on a sheet at 450°F for fifteen minutes, or until edges begin to char.

Pan-Fried: Slice pepper into pieces or strips. Sauté pieces with a tablespoon of oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook until pieces are tender or begin to char.


Try one of these seasoning ideas, or mix & match and come up with something new!

  1. Sliced onion and olive oil
  2. Minced garlic, salt, and pepper
  3. Italian seasoning, such as dried parsley, oregano, and thyme

Storage & Preservation

Uncut peppers are stored best at room temperature. When ready to use, wash and cut the peppers.

Cut peppers, cooked or raw, should be refrigerated for up to 3-4 days.

Peppers can be frozen. Just cut them into pieces of strips, and freeze them on a sheet. After about 2 hours, transfer them to a bag and store in the freezer for up to three months.

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