red pepper


Definition of red pepper

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

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Season with garlic powder, red pepper flakes, oregano, and salt. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "These Juicy Burger Recipes Put New Spins On A Classic Dish," 23 Aug. 2019 Bring pineapple juice, honey, vinegar, mustard, red pepper flakes, sesame oil, and turmeric to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook, swirling occasionally, until reduced to ¾ cup, 10–15 minutes. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Trio of grilling recipes to get us through the end of summer," 12 Aug. 2019 In a small bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, basil and salt., "Recipe: Grilled Cheesy Garlic Bread," 5 Aug. 2019 In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the grapeseed oil, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "Natalie Coughlin’s Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink Stir-Fry," 20 July 2019 In a 2-quart stainless steel saucepan, combine cider vinegar, water, sugar, salt, pickling spice, garlic and and red pepper flakes. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Quick pickling gives fresh veggies and fruit a tangy crunch in a day or less," 16 July 2019 Chicken, red pepper and broccoli, glazed with a shimmering blend of hoisin sauce and sesame oil, and then topped with crunchy, salty, roasted cashews. Robin Miller, azcentral, "Healthy summer dinners you can make without turning on the oven," 31 July 2019 Its glossy, pleasant sponginess brings to mind ankimo, the steamed monkfish liver dish prized at sushi bars, though of course the flavor of moin moin, seasoned with garlic and red pepper, intones the land rather than the sea. Los Angeles Times, "Nigerian jollof rice and other joys at Mid-City’s Aduke African Cuisine," 25 July 2019 In a large bowl, toss potatoes, onion, red pepper, green beans, and garlic with oil, rosemary, 1 tsp salt, and ½ tsp pepper. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Fire-Roasted Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dijon," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of red pepper

1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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