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Capsicum Red | each

$3.95

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Approx. 250g Each

Description

Red bell peppers, also known as red capsicum, are a variety of sweet pepper from the Capsicum annuum species. Characterized by their vibrant red color, thick flesh, and sweet taste, red bell peppers are a popular vegetable used in various culinary applications. These peppers are enjoyed for their versatility, adding both flavor and visual appeal to dishes. Red bell peppers can be consumed raw, cooked, or used as ingredients in salads, soups, stir-fries, and more. Nutrition Information (per 100g of Raw Red Bell Pepper): The nutritional content of red bell peppers can vary slightly based on size and growing conditions. Here's an approximate overview:

  • Calories: About 31 kcal
  • Protein: Around 1 g
  • Fat: Approximately 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: Roughly 6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: Around 2.1 g
  • Sugars: About 4.2 g
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Red bell peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C and provide vitamin A, vitamin B6, potassium, and smaller amounts of other vitamins and minerals.
Health Benefits:
  1. Vitamin C: Red bell peppers are rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that supports immune function and skin health.
  2. Dietary Fiber: The dietary fiber content supports digestive health and helps maintain a feeling of fullness.
  3. Vitamins and Minerals: Red bell peppers contribute essential vitamins and minerals for overall well-being.
Culinary Uses:
  • Raw: Enjoy red bell peppers raw in salads, sliced for vegetable platters, or as a crunchy snack with dips.
  • Cooked: Red bell peppers can be grilled, roasted, sautéed, or stuffed. They add sweetness and color to a variety of dishes.
  • Soups and Stir-Fries: They are commonly used in soups, stir-fries, and casseroles, providing both flavor and nutritional value.
Selection and Storage:
  • Choose red bell peppers that are firm, glossy, and have a vibrant red color.
  • Avoid peppers with wrinkles, soft spots, or signs of decay.
  • Store unwashed red bell peppers in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Red bell peppers not only contribute a rich color to dishes but also offer a sweet and mild flavor. Including them in your diet provides a range of essential nutrients, making them a nutritious and versatile addition to various recipes. If you have specific dietary concerns or health conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or a registered dietitian.

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