(bell) peppers/capsicum

The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper, pepper or capsicum ) comes in range of different colours, including red, yellow, orange, green, white, and purple.
The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper, pepper or capsicum ) is a cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum. Cultivars of the plant produce fruits in different colours, including red, yellow, orange, green, white, and purple.

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  1. Morning Glory

    Lamb Prebonata

    Prebonata is an unusual Corsican dish, often made with beef or kid. Most recipes (and there are very few that I could find on-line) add the juniper berries to the sauce. Here I decided to marinate the lamb in red wine and juniper to increase the depth of flavour. I used red peppers (as the...
  2. medtran49

    Recipe Corn, red bell pepper, cabbage and shrimp (or chicken or crab) dim sum filling

    Corn, red bell pepper, cabbage and shrimp (or chicken or crab) dim sum filling These are the rectangular X-fold pot stickers in the upper right corner of the picture. 1-1/2 cups finely sliced Napa cabbage 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen/thawed 1/2 cup 1/4" dice red bell...
  3. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Peppers with Toasted Breadcrumbs and Capers (Sicilian-style)

    Cooked in a pan or baked with toasted bread crumbs and capers, these peppers ‘ca muddica‘ – bread crumbs in Sicilian dialect – is a classic Sicilian side-dish perfect to pair both with meat and fish dishes. Yellow and red peppers are usually used because they are sweeter than the green ones and...
  4. ElizabethB

    Recipe Corn and Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers

    Another use for Corn Maque Choux. INGREDIENTS 1 LB ground/minced beef 4 large bell peppers - I like to use different colors 1/4 cup +/- EVOO 2 cups Corn Maque Chou (Frozen or canned whole kernel corn.) 1 cup diced onions 1/2 cup diced celery Dice the tops cut from the peppers - at least 1/2...
  5. Windigo

    Recipe Mexican steak chilli

    Steak chilli ingredients for 2 persons: 200 g sliced good quality steak 100 g red bell pepper slices 2 small onions, sliced 1 small can of corn (100 g) 1 small can of pinto beans (100 g) 2 tbsp of tomato paste 1 tsp liquid smoke 150 mls of water (approx, add more if the mixture is too dry) A...
  6. Morning Glory

    Red, orange, yellow, green...

    Bell peppers - do you have a preference for a particular colour? How would you describe the difference in taste? What is your favourite way to use them? You can vote for up to 2 in the poll. N.B. I know peppers are technically a fruit but they are generally regarded as a veg - so I've put this...
  7. Morning Glory

    Recipe Black Venus Rice, Sweetcorn and Cheese

    This vegetarian dish is fairly straightforward and fast to make, providing you have already cooked the rice. The quantities make one serving but are easily multiplied up to feed more. The pickled red onion is a lovely contrast to the nutty tasting rice and the sweet pepper and corn. Use...
  8. Morning Glory

    Recipe Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    This is something of a discovery for me. This sauce has such a vibrant red colour, the texture is velvety and thick and yet its totally fat free and consequently low calorie. I used it here with chicken - I simply added chunks of chicken breast to the sauce and simmered gently until the chicken...
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  12. medtran49

    Recipe Salsa Escalivada

    Salsa Escalivada 1/2 of a small eggplant, 1 inch dice, salted, weighted for at least 30 minutes, rinsed and dried 1-1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil 3 Tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 large red onion 1/2 red bell pepper 1/2 yellow bell pepper 1 celery stalk, 1/2 inch dice 1/2 small fennel bulb Rounded 3/4 tsp...
  13. medtran49

    Recipe Tres quesos (3 cheese) stuffed eggplant with salsa escalivada and garlic allioli

    Recipe courtesy of Chef Norman Van Aken. Adapted to a more traditional cooking method, charcoal/wood burning oven/grill. Makes 4 appetizer/tapas servings or 2 main course. Can be doubled easily. 1 cup Salsa Escalivada (recipe below) Roasted garlic allioli (recipe below) 1 large eggplant cut...
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  16. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Chicken with Peppers Roman-Style

    Pollo con i Peperoni alla Romana, in Italian Language, is at least as Roman as the Fontana di Trevi and the Colosseum. There are those who cook peppers separately by adding them to the chicken later and those who, like us, cook them directly together with the chicken. Whatever you choose...
  17. Morning Glory

    Recipe Spicy Roasted Pepper Shakshuka with Green Olives

    There are several versions of eggs cooked in spicy tomato sauce around the world. For example: Italian 'Eggs in Purgatory', Mexican 'Ranch Eggs (Huavos Ranchos)' and Middle Eastern 'Shakshuka'. In this version, tangy and savoury green olives work perfectly with the hot spicy sauce and silky...
  18. rascal

    Hot chilly sauce home made

    My wife grows chillies in her greenhouses and out the back as well. Every year I make a batch of hot chilly sauce, I make when red capsicums are cheap. I used 18 in this, char grilled under the grill/ broiler. Then in a pot with about 300 chillies of all different sizes, see pic. I add the...
  19. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Friggitelli - The Italian Frying Sweet Peppers

    Friggitelli, or friarelli peppers, are a variety of little long peppers with a green colour and a sweet taste typical of central-southern Italy. In Naples they are also called ‘puparuoli friarelli’. In other parts of Italy, they are simply called frying sweet peppers. Friggitelli, the name...
  20. caseydog

    Recipe Italian Sausage, peppers and onions kebabs

    Like most Italian Americans, I love Italian sausage, peppers and onions. My favorite way to make it, just happens to be kebabs over charcoal and wood. No real recipe. Italian sausage (hot or sweet, your choice). Bell peppers. Onions. I skewer everything and drizzle with olive oil, and season...
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