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 Oily and intense, the spice is mitigated by coconut milk, and the intense vegetable sweetness of red and gold bell peppers that have been stewed down to a slick, melt-away consistency. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "3 new metro Phoenix restaurants to try in March for hot pot, Jamaican food and barbecue," 9 Mar. 2020 It's packed with flavor and brightened with red bell pepper and apple in vinaigrette, a joy of a slaw instead of an afterthought. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "9 Milwaukee fish fries that will make Lent something special," 24 Feb. 2020 In many Venezuelan restaurants, the dish starts with shredded beef stewed with onion, garlic, bell pepper, tomatoes, and other seasonings. Eric Velasco, al, "This Venezuelan food truck might be the best-kept secret in Birmingham," 10 Mar. 2020 Add the coconut milk and pumpkin purée and stir until well combined, then add the broccoli, bell peppers, chickpeas, carrots and sea salt. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Can’t have too many pumpkin recipes this time of year," 7 Oct. 2019 The flaky Empanadas de Vegetarian are stuffed with summer squash, eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms and more ($15). Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Central Coast: 5 great new San Luis Obispo County restaurants," 15 Sep. 2019 The accompaniments made the plate that much more enjoyable — fresh bell pepper, roasted olives, pita and sundried tomatoes maximizing the hummus’s flavor factor. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "40 craft beers and a vegetarian-friendly menu make Crescent Hill Craft House stand out," 28 Aug. 2019 Royal also makes a respectable veggie pizza ($13.99 for a medium pie) with spinach and mushrooms in the lead, followed respectfully by bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Mike Sutter,, "52 Weeks of Pizza: Royal Pizza restaurant makes a solid pizza-gyro combo pie," 28 Feb. 2020 Add 1 Tbsp oil, then carrots, bell pepper, and onion and cook, tossing frequently, until the vegetables are just tender, 4 to 5 minutes. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Pork and Veggie Stir Fry," 2 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of bell pepper

1707, in the meaning defined above

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5 Apr 2020

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“Bell pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of bell pepper

chiefly US : a large pepper with a mild flavor

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