bell pepper, sweet pepper
are excellent sources of vitamin C and vitamin A (through its
concentration of carotenoids such as beta-carotene) and two very
powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants work together to effectively
neutralize free radicals, which can travel through the body causing
huge amounts of damage to cells.
have a wonderful combination of tangy taste and crunchy
peppers can be eaten raw in salads or cooked added to stew,
soups, stir fries as well as other dishes.
peppers or possibly a mild onion can be used to substitute.
peppers stored in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator will
keep for up to one week. Sweet peppers can be frozen without first
being blanched. It is better to freeze them whole since there will be
less exposure to air which can degrade both their nutrient content and
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