Crisp and refreshing, with flavors that range from tangy to candy-rivalling sweet, Sweet Peppers are some of the most popular, versatile, and healthy produce items out there. They are an easy and delicious way to add a satisfying crunch to just about any dish, but can also stand as a meal on their own—whether you’re grilling, roasting, or stuffing them.
Unlike many other popular types of Peppers, Bell Peppers fall into the Sweet Pepper family, along with Mini Sweet Peppers and Long Sweet Peppers. These delicious Peppers pack more sweetness than spice, making them perfect for people who are looking for a sweet, balanced flavor (rather than a spicy snack) So… just how many types of Sweet Peppers are there? We’re here to share our favorites with you—from the sweetest Reds to the crispest Greens.
Red Bells are highly versatile, with their sweet flavor making them easy to use in a wide variety of ways—from pastas and salads to adding into your daily smoothie. They’re also the best Bell Pepper at holding a nice char flavor from the grill, so they’re perfect for throwing on the BBQ in the summer.
Like other Bell Peppers, they’re highly versatile and add a great pop of color (and flavor) to pasta and casserole dishes. Their sweet flavor also makes them great for juicing or pairing with apple, lime, and a splash of ginger for an energizing pre- or post-workout boost!
These Orange Bells are not quite as fire-friendly as Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, but they are perfectly suited for adding some color and flavor to salads, sauces, dips, and dressings—even a vitamin C boost to your juice or smoothie.
Green Bells’ flavor also makes them a great pairing with Tomato products for all the Tomato lovers out there, including sauces, pizzas, and kabobs. So if you’re looking for something with a bit of a tangy kick to it, a Green Bell Pepper is for you!
Even though they’re small, these Peppers are a great source of nutrients like vitamin C—so they’re ideal for incorporating into guilty pleasure snacks (like cookies or muffins) for a nutritious twist. Their small size also makes them a perfect delicious appetizer or energy-boosting on-the-go snacking option.
Their thinner skin compared to other types of Peppers make them quick to cook—so you can throw them on the BBQ to roast, grill, or sauté. Or if you prefer your Peppers raw, they make a healthy and convenient snack you can enjoy at home or on-the-go. Whichever way you prefer to eat them, Long Sweet Peppers are tasty and nutritious.
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