Pepper facts and general information about peppers.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Peppers are Available:
Fresh peppers are available through summer or shipped from warm
How Do Peppers Grow:
Peppers grow on a plant like tomatoes.
What to Look for When Buying Peppers:
Choose peppers with no cracks or nicks. There are many different
varieties and colors of peppers.
Pepper Storage Tips:
Store at room temperature.
How to Cook with Peppers:
Chopped in salads, main dishes or stuffed peppers. Grill or Bake in
Pepper Nutrition Facts:
Bell peppers are high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and fiber. Red bell
peppers have lycopene which help prevent cancers and are very high
in Vitamin C. Hot peppers contain lutein which helps in healthy
Pepper Facts- Recipes:
1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut into cubes
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped small
1 medium onion, peeled and diced small
4 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 garlic clove, grated
1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat, add eggplant and oil,
and cook, stirring occasionally, until eggplant starts to soften.
Add all remaining ingredients except the Parmesan cheese, stir
gently, and continue cooking until all vegetables are tender.
Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the top evenly and cook just until
Remove from heat and serve immediately.
Bell Pepper Salad Recipe Video
by allison, morrow arkansas
1 package of angel hair pasta
1 package of grape tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
Cook the pasta. In a skillet, cook the tomatoes and onion and bell
pepper. Mash the tomatoes. Drain the pasta, mix with vegetables