red pepper


Definition of red pepper

1 : a mature red capsicum fruit (such as a sweet pepper or hot pepper)

Examples of red pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Season to taste with more salt and pepper and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Star Tribune, "Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad," 7 Oct. 2020 When melted, add the beans and red pepper and toss to combine. Paul Stephen,, "Recipe: Herb-Marinated Beans," 7 Oct. 2020 Add in tomato sauce, tomato paste, cumin, oregano, chili powder and red pepper flakes. Alex Darus, cleveland, "8 football snack recipes that will make you want to stay home this Sunday," 6 Oct. 2020 Heat 1 Tbsp oil, garlic, and red pepper in a large skillet on medium for 1 minute. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "Celebrate National Family Meals Month with Delicious, Good-For-You Dinners," 14 Sep. 2020 Add in meat, bay leaf, red pepper flakes, basil, oregano and the rind from the parmesan for extra flavor. Alex Darus, cleveland, "7 ways to easily amp up your weeknight dinners," 25 Aug. 2020 To pair with the new limited-time McNuggets, McDonald's is also introducing a Mighty Hot Sauce combining crushed red pepper, spicy chilis and savory garlic. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Free Spicy Chicken McNuggets: McDonald's offering 'Spicesurance' buy-one-get-one deal Wednesday on app," 15 Sep. 2020 White fish with chard, mushrooms and roasted red pepper is followed by a honey lava cake — and, of course, there’s challah. Janelle Bitker,, "Bay Area restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinners for a takeout celebration," 9 Sep. 2020 Try this on a bagel half or English muffin, or with red pepper strips. Judy Walker,, "Check out these recipes for healthy snacks, whether you love crunchy, sweet or creamy treats," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of red pepper

1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Oct 2020

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“Red pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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