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 Substitute another mild chile, such as Fresno, a banana pepper, or, for a mild alternative, a small yellow or red bell pepper. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2022 An abundance of mushrooms, banana peppers and Swiss chard might lead to a roesti of king trumpets staged with banana pepper sauce and sauteed chard, a farm-fresh accompaniment to steak. Washington Post, 24 Aug. 2021 An abundance of mushrooms, banana peppers and Swiss chard recently led to a roesti of shredded king trumpets, staged with banana pepper sauce and sauteed Swiss chard, a market-fresh accompaniment to a steak entree. Washington Post, 6 Aug. 2021 Master the original, then try our beet and banana pepper-green apple variations. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 June 2021 Basics like pepperoni, banana peppers, olives, bell peppers and mushrooms cost $1 each. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, 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, 22 Oct. 2019 Note: Look for jars of banana peppers near the pickles at the market. Robert Klose, The Christian Science Monitor, 20 June 2018 Most stores also offer black olives, jalapeno peppers, banana peppers and pineapple. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 29 May 2018 See More

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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 15 Aug. 2022.

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