bell pepper

noun

Definition of bell pepper 

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

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On the one hand, the chicken nalu bowl ($8) is downright virtuous, a mix of rice and chicken in tahini-yogurt dressing, with onion, red bell pepper and carrot, plus fried chickpeas, a crunchy highlight. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "International flavors, down at the corner bar, are an American experience," 3 July 2018 The vinegar dressing, meanwhile, was seasoned with not just hot chiles but pickled bell peppers, carrots and cucumbers, making this escovitch more interesting than usual. New York Times, "A Brooklyn Favorite for Jamaican Food Beats the Odds," 26 June 2018 Add bean sprouts and bell pepper, stir everything together, top with fried garlic, if using, and serve. Joan Elovitz Kazan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Breakfast in bed? These dads would rather be in the kitchen," 12 June 2018 Add tomatoes with their juice, bell pepper, broth, saffron, cumin and pepper flakes. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "How to stock your kitchen for quick shrimp dinners," 29 May 2018 There’s also the Farmers Market salad ($9 /$12.5) featuring greens, quinoa, cherry tomato, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, kalamata olives, chevre cheese and herb vinaigrette. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit just got another burger joint: Why this one's different," 11 May 2018 Opt for a version with red onion, bell pepper and zucchini with this Hidden Veggie Sauce. Amy Gorin, NBC News, "10 non-smoothie recipes you can make in your blender," 25 June 2018 Nalder recommends making red bell pepper candy: Slice two peppers and drizzle with one tablespoon of pure maple syrup. Sara Angle, Outside Online, "Athletes, Stock Up on This Powerhouse Summer Produce," 22 June 2018 Under the bright fluorescent lights, giant towers of mandarin oranges from California, blueberries from Chile, and bell peppers from the Netherlands swiftly disappeared into nearby trucks. Sean Patrick Cooper, The New Republic, "Is America Ready for the Next Superstorm?," 4 June 2018

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1707, in the meaning defined above

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bell pepper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bell pepper

: a large pepper with a mild flavor

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