bell pepper


Definition of bell pepper

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

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Add onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and garlic to skillet and season with ½ tsp each salt and pepper. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Chicken with Stewed Peppers and Tomatoes," 8 Jan. 2019 Add the bell pepper and mushrooms and pan-fry, stirring occasionally. Multiple Authors, House Beautiful, "Warm Mushroom and Olive Salad Recipe," 1 Aug. 2010 Add 1 clove garlic, minced, 2 cups corn kernels and 3 red or orange bell peppers, diced, and cook to soften, 3 minutes more. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, "Everyone’s Secret-Favorite Thanksgiving Dish," 8 Nov. 2018 Diced red, yellow and orange bell peppers were sprinkled throughout, giving it some color and crunch. Malcolm Mayhew, star-telegram, "Tasting samples, 'lagniappe' add to appeal of The Lost Cajun in Mansfield | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Apr. 2018 There’s flavor science going on in crisp cole slaw of cabbage and red bell pepper dressed with lime and cilantro. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Texas 46 BBQ," 16 Mar. 2018 Follow the recipe for Grilled Rosemary-Garlic Lamb Burgers, making the following changes: 1) Substitute one small red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped, for the onion. Adam Ried,, "Recipes: Switch it up with lamb burgers instead of beef," 13 July 2018 Now this fourth-generation farm grows 10 varieties of tomatoes as well as eggplants, bell peppers, yellow chiles and other produce. Sonja Haller, azcentral, "Ultimate Arizona bucket list: 15 things to do in Glendale," 18 Feb. 2015 Split a spinach goat cheese pie ($15.50 for a medium) or go all out with the signature Garbage Pizza ($18.95 for a medium) topped with ground beef, Canadian bacon, sausage, pepperoni, red sauce, bell peppers, onion and mushrooms. Gwendolyn Purdom, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago date idea: The University of Chicago Folk Festival then pizza at Medici on 57th," 9 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of bell pepper

1707, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bell pepper

chiefly US : a large pepper with a mild flavor

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