bell pepper


Definition of bell pepper

: sweet pepper especially : a large bell-shaped sweet pepper

Examples of bell pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add red bell pepper and jalapeño; sauté additional 5 minutes. Mary Bergin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Here's how Milwaukee-area faith leaders view Easter dining, in a year and season of rebirth," 31 Mar. 2021 Similarly, savory matzoh brei fans could channel their favorite omelet mix-ins — bell pepper, spinach, scallions and the like — to achieve a next-level brei. Washington Post, "Let matzoh brei be your blank canvas for savory additions this Passover," 16 Mar. 2021 While the onions are cooking, in a bowl of a food processor, combine the bell pepper, cilantro and garlic and pulse until very finely chopped and uniform but not fully smooth — this is your sofrito. Washington Post, "I grew up learning to cook what’s on hand, and now it’s my pandemic superpower," 8 Dec. 2020 Wash, seed and cut bell pepper into same size pieces. cleveland, "Easy Thai-inspired dish has a slightly spicy edge," 13 Aug. 2020 Top each filet with a little of the carrot, yellow bell pepper, green onion, tomatoes, herbs de Provence, lemon juice and zest, and salt and pepper. June Naylor, Dallas News, "Quick and healthy: 5 (mostly) plant-based bowl recipes," 27 Jan. 2021 In a blender or food processor, combine the onion, bell pepper, scallions, garlic, parsley, olive oil, 1 tablespoon of water and salt and process until the mixture resembles a paste. Washington Post, "Soupe joumou, a symbol of freedom and hope, is a New Year’s Day tradition for Haitians everywhere," 22 Dec. 2020 Add onion, bell pepper, saffron, and remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Kate Merker, Country Living, "Seafood and Chorizo Paella with Bell Peppers," 13 Dec. 2020 Add peas, onion, celery, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno, ham, bacon, cayenne and cumin. Judy Walker,, "Try this black-eyed pea recipe because 'we need all the luck we can get' for 2021," 22 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of bell pepper

1707, in the meaning defined above

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4 Apr 2021

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“Bell pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bell pepper

chiefly US : a large pepper with a mild flavor

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