Sweet peppers like the 'Bell' are
green when young. The most popular green bell pepper turns a gorgeous red
when mature. Other varieties turn orange, gold or even purple. Though
considered a vegetable, the bell pepper is closely related to spicy chile
Green bells are thick fleshed with a mild, sweet vegetable flavor. Red,
orange and gold peppers are sweeter, with pleasing, fruity tones.
A good pepper is firm and shiny, never dull or
shriveled. A great source of vitamin C, bell peppers can be cooked in a
variety of ways or eaten fresh in salads.
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