bell pepper


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

Examples of bell pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add potatoes, bell pepper, and carrots and simmer covered for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. 5. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Feb. 2024 Evenly distribute dressing, steak slices, bell pepper strips, peanuts and herbs over prepared salad wedges. Mary G. Pepitone, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Cowboy Caviar Daniela Galarza recommends adding bell peppers to this mixture of beans, corn and tomatoes. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 15 Jan. 2024 Get The Recipe 23 of 25 Fresh Vegetable Lasagna Update the weeknight staple with veggies like zucchini and bell peppers in this super-easy vegetable lasagna recipe. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 5 Feb. 2024 There is generally one vegetarian filling available, like rajas con papas, potatoes with onions and green bell pepper, and Aguilar makes a very small number of tortillas with avocado oil, for those who know to ask for them. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, 4 Feb. 2024 Stir in the bell peppers and the remaining half (1 3/4 cups) of the chickpeas; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the peppers are tender, 10 minutes. Joe Yonan, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Blend with veggies like roasted sweet potatoes or bell peppers to make a hummus. Ashia Aubourg, SELF, 26 Jan. 2024 The Mac Daddy is a creamy rendition of baked mac and cheese with tomatoes, bacon and bell peppers. Kynala Phillips, Kansas City Star, 18 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1707, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bell pepper was in 1707

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“Bell pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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