Bell Pepper

Red bell pepper
Red bell pepper

Bell pepper are usually big in size compare to other kind of pepper, it is the largest size pepper in the family pepper group. Sometimes I want to think it got it’s name ” bell pepper ” because of it’s size.

Red bell pepper
Red bell pepper

Bell pepper are also known as sweet pepper in some parts of the world , which is not surprising because of the rich sweetness it has, especially fully ripe red or yellow bell pepper.

Bell pepper are rich source of vitamin C & Vitamin A. It also has high antioxidants which comes in form of “beta carotene”.

Purple bell pepper
Purple bell peppers at the farmer’s market.

Bell pepper come in different colours like purple, brown, white, green,& red which is the most common type of bell pepper.

Bell pepper; red,green,orange & yellow
Bell pepper; red,green,orange & yellow

Although it bears the name ” Pepper”, it is not as hot as other types of pepper.

The reddish bell pepper makes any dish one prepare; sauce,stew,soups, or even probably jollof appear more reddish in colour naturally.

Do you know the rich taste of bell pepper comes more alive when it’s diced or sliced.


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