Orange Bell Peppers - Organic
Sold by Each or by Pound. * This product is sourced from an Organic Certified Farm.
Usage: Orange bell peppers are mildly sweet. They belong to the Sweet Pepper Family. The green pepper changes to yellow or orange before reaching its most ripened color of Red. The yellow, orange and red bell peppers are generally more expensive than the green ones because the red ones take more time to be harvested. The longer they stay on the vine, the sweeter they get and the more nutritional value they have. Use them in Salads, Stuffed Curries, or roast them to add to the dishes.
Nutrition Information: Bell peppers are very high in vitamin C, and one bell pepper may provide up to 169% of Daily Allowance. Other vitamins and minerals found in bell peppers include vitamin K1, vitamin E, vitamin A, folate, and potassium.
Scoville Scale: On the Scoville scale, a sweet bell pepper scores 0, while a Jalapeno Pepper around 2,500-4,000, and a Mexican habanero- 200,000 to 500,000 units.