banana pepper


Definition of banana pepper

: a long tapered yellow pepper occurring in several varieties from mild and sweet tasting to hot and pungent

Examples of banana pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Basics like pepperoni, banana peppers, olives, bell peppers and mushrooms cost $1 each. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "All calzones all the time at new Sauce on the Side restaurant in downtown Indianapolis," 23 Jan. 2020 Pizza Hut's new Garden Specialty Pizza will be topped with Incogmeato Italian sausage, onions, mushrooms and banana peppers and will be available at the Phoenix location until supplies run out. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Pizza Hut testing plant-based meat at one Phoenix location. Here's how to try it," 22 Oct. 2019 Note: Look for jars of banana peppers near the pickles at the market. Robert Klose, The Christian Science Monitor, "My tuna fish revelation," 20 June 2018 Most stores also offer black olives, jalapeno peppers, banana peppers and pineapple. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Little Caesars' Extra Most Bestest pizzas now offer a choice of toppings," 29 May 2018 The veggies are artichokes, arugula, banana peppers, basil, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, chopped garlic, jalapenos, mushrooms, olives, pineapple, red onions, red peppers, roasted garlic, sauteed onion, spinach and zucchini. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Blaze 3-minute pizza asks to open in West Allis," 23 Jan. 2018 Top chicken with banana peppers and cilantro and serve with lime wedges for squeezing over. Bon Appetit, "Grilled Chicken with Banana Peppers," 19 Mar. 2018 Toss onion rounds, jalapeño halves, and banana peppers with 1 tbsp. Sunset, "Sonoran Hot Dogs," 22 Jan. 2018 Heat lovers will want to try the mirchi bhaji ($1.49), a banana pepper filled with chile-coconut paste, battered in chickpea flour and fried. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "At Indian Delight in Oak Creek, the name fits," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of banana pepper

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Banana pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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