Choose peppers that are brightly colored and firm with tight skin. Refrigerate and use within 5 days. Add them to pizzas, scrambled eggs or salads. Stuff and bake them for a delicious meal!
How to Select
Choose peppers that are brightly colored and firm with tight skin. Avoid dull or shriveled peppers.
How to Store
Refrigerate bell peppers and use within 5 days. To freeze, remove seeds, cut, and store in plastic bags.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Peppers can be eaten raw, grilled, baked or sauteed. Add them to pizzas, scrambled eggs or salads. Stuff and bake them for a delicious meal!
Recipes with this vegetable
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