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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But even if the effect remained, the study found that four-and-a-half hours after eating, the subjects who ate red pepper burned 10 more calories than those who did not. Abby Langer, SELF, "5 Diet Tips You Should Ignore, According to a Registered Dietitian," 6 Sep. 2018 There are plenty of menu staples like a fried chicken buttermilk biscuit with red pepper jelly and the signature omelet stuffed with Benton’s bacon and pimento cheese. Jennifer Bradley Franklin, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Atlanta," 21 Aug. 2018 The special mix of chili, black, and red pepper complements the tanginess of the ribs and is also perfect for dipping into a creamy and smoky sauce like chipotle mayo. Alexia Foods, Bon Appetit, "3 Crunchy, Delicious Sides That Totally Steal the Show," 19 Mar. 2018 Indeed, the researchers concluded that the red pepper’s effects seem to be both metabolic and sensory. Abby Langer, SELF, "5 Diet Tips You Should Ignore, According to a Registered Dietitian," 6 Sep. 2018 Add the cucumber, red pepper and red and green onions. Susan Selasky, ajc, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 3 July 2018 Add the cucumber, red pepper and red and green onions. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 27 June 2018 The dip combines baby spinach, artichoke hearts and fire roasted red peppers with a creamy blend of gruyere and asiago. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Taylor’s People's Park: Gourmet fast food, people with personality and a skulk of Foxes," 25 Apr. 2018 Cut the roasted red pepper into 1/4-inch wide strips about the same length as the poblano. Jeanmarie Brownson, charlotteobserver, "Put flavor-packed sausage sandwiches on winter menu | Charlotte Observer," 13 Feb. 2018

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1559, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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