red pepper

noun

Definition of red pepper 

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

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In large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest and juice, mustard, red pepper flakes and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; stir in capers. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "White Bean and Broccolini Salad," 21 June 2018 Adjust the heat to medium-low, add the salt, red pepper and reserved sausage. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: “Goodfellas” Prison Meat Sauce with Meatballs," 23 Feb. 2018 Carolina Vinegar Sauce: 4 cups apple cider vinegar 1 cup Heinz ketchup 1/4 cup honey 1 Tbsp crushed red pepper1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp nutmeg 2 Tbsp smoked paprika 2 Tbsp granulated garlic 1 Tbsp salt Mix together in a bowl. Kelly Vaughan, courant.com, "BBQ Recipes," 22 June 2018 And at 189, the French chef’s first full-service restaurant, and at his bakery, there’s kouign-amann, Cronuts and pork shoulder with red pepper coulis. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Why eating at L.A. malls is way, way better than ever," 21 June 2018 Karoline Boehm Goodnick Pasta with melted cherry tomatoes and arugula pesto Serves 4 TOMATOES 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 clove garlic, smashed ¼ cup olive oil ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepperSalt, to taste 1. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Think of this pasta with melted cherry tomatoes and arugula pesto as your new go-to dish," 11 June 2018 The effects were seen only among those who didn't regularly consume red pepper. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food," 8 Mar. 2018 For this, Ronda scrambles 2 eggs with red peppers, tomatoes, spinach, avocado, mushrooms, and turkey bacon. Elizabeth Narins, Cosmopolitan, "What Ronda Rousey Really Eats in a Day," 12 Oct. 2015 For the marinade: In a bowl, stir the remaining 4 tablespoons olive oil with the red wine vinegar, chopped thyme, garlic, red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: A large round of pizza dough is grilled with veggies and ricotta, then drizzled with honey," 9 July 2018

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1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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