green pepper


Definition of green pepper

: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

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In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil and add onion and green pepper. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Black Bean and Corn Enchilada Casserole: Fiber rich and vegetarian," 7 Sep. 2019 The small, slightly wrinkled green pepper was developed in New Mexico in the early 1900s by horticulturist Fabián Garciá, according to Stephanie Walker, Ph.D., a plant specialist at New Mexico State University. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "How Hatch Chile Season Became the Pumpkin Spice of the Southwest," 13 Sep. 2019 Take the opportunity to try Jet’s Super Special 8 Corner Pizza, a Detroit-style deep dish topped with pepperoni, ham, mushrooms, onions and green peppers. Doreen Christensen,, "41 percent off Jet’s Pizzas on Friday," 20 Aug. 2019 Soju is infused with ingredients like Korean green pepper and taro. Bryan Fountain, Bon Appétit, "I’m a Matchbook Hoarder, But This One Is My Absolute Favorite," 16 Aug. 2019 Or, listen to this: Make the salad, but leave out the fatty stuff and just do veggies (tomatillos, cukes, green pepper, garlic, chiles like jalapenos or poblanos, cilantro). James P. Dewan,, "4 easy dishes to make with tomatillos, plus a trick for getting those sticky husks off," 17 June 2019 One lime-green pepper looked akin to squiggly, slender snakes. Priscella Vega, Daily Pilot, "A grape tomato — well, sort of — earns top prize in produce contest at the O.C. Fair," 9 Aug. 2019 The latter includes hash browns topped with biscuits and gravy, two eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, green pepper, onion and tomato. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, "The surprising history served with a plate of biscuits and gravy," 22 July 2019 The Megamax has pepperoni, ham, sausage, onions, green peppers, mushrooms and black olives. Kaila Contreras, Houston Chronicle, "Humble area pizzeria La Famiglia prides itself on family values," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of green pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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