bell pepper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bell pepper large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties
    • n bell pepper plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bell pepper (Bot) A species of Capsicum, or Guinea pepper (Capsicum annuum). It is the red pepper of the gardens.
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Usage

In literature:

The day of weighing out pepper and salt was over; never again would the tinny jangle of the accursed bell smite his ears.
"Australia Felix" by Henry Handel Richardson
The bell pepper is the best for pickling, and should be gathered when quite young.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Cool and add 2 chopped green bell peppers and 6 medium-sized chopped sour pickles.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Take two dozen large, green, bell peppers, extract the seeds by cutting a slit in the side (so as to leave them whole).
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Use green bell peppers, cut off the stem end and remove the inside.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
The Bell-pepper is early, sweet and pleasant to the taste, and much less acrid or pungent than most of the other sorts.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Plunge a bright-red bell pepper (Ruby King) into boiling water, remove immediately and rub off the outer "shiny" skin.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
The large Bell Peppers are the mildest, and are used for making "stuffed Peppers" and other dishes.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
The Author went to the bell and asked for red pepper.
"Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump;" by Herbert George Wells
Then add the bell peppers and celery without cutting up.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
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In news:

We love to grill these green-bean-and-bell-pepper packets alongside chicken, steak or pork chops.
A colorful mix of diced bell pepper, shredded carrot and tomatoes adds vitamins and minerals.
Thai Mango chicken is a dish of chicken, fresh mango, red bell peppers, spiced cashews and Thai basil.
In a large saucepan, combine the bell peppers , Anaheims, sugar, vinegar and salt and bring to a boil.
John Lermayer amps up the iconic pairing of reposado tequila and lime juice with the vegetal flavor of red bell pepper in this simple variant on the classic Daisy.
4 dime-size slices red bell pepper 1 ½ oz.
Prepare the sauce from fully reddened bell peppers , as the skin of a green pepper , which is an unripe red pepper , is typically too thin to peel.
Make a puree with roasted red bell peppers to spread on crackers or pita chips, or serve it alongside leftover, thinly sliced grilled flank steak.
3/4 cup chopped roasted bell peppers .
Thin beef strips with jalapenos, red and green bell peppers , and ground peanuts in a spicy sauce.
FOR QUICK-FIX KABOBS: skewer seasoned cubes of tender steak with parboiled shallots, new potatoes and bell pepper squares.
Eating sweet peppers can help reduce your risk of stroke because they're rich in vitamin C. 1/2 cup thinly sliced roasted red bell peppers.
6 pita breads 1/2 cup spaghetti or pizza sauce 2 cups zucchini, chopped 1 small brown onion, chopped 1 bell pepper (any color), chopped 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 4 oz.
Roasted Potato Salad with Bell Peppers.
Alt-rock veterans the Red Hot Chili Peppers played two sold-out shows this weekend at the Prudential Center along with noise-pop newcomers Sleigh Bells.
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