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Diced Red Bell Peppers

Diced Red Bell Peppers
Diced Red Bell Peppers
Diced Red Bell Peppers Diced Red Bell Peppers

Diced Red Bell Peppers

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100378 001
$5.95
Net Weight:
1.6 oz
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Bell pepper, from the species Capsicum annuum, is a member of the Solanaceae family. Other members of this family include potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants and chile peppers. Bell peppers are cultivars that produce fruits in various colors including brown (sometimes called chocolate), green, orange, purple, red, vanilla (aka white) and yellow. Bell peppers are sometimes grouped with other less pungent pepper varieties and referred to with the ubiquitous term "sweet peppers".

These Red Bell Peppers are roasted, diced, and then dried. The long slow roasting time allows the heat to draw out every bit of sweetness from these peppers.

 

History and Cultivation

Bell peppers are native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Archeological digs of prehistoric Peruvian sites show that the earliest South Americans used bell peppers to flavor foods more than 6,000 years ago.

Red Bell Peppers are generally a little bit sweeter than the more common green bell pepper and both are meeker cousins of the more robust chile pepper. Generally referred to as a vegetable, the boxy-shaped pepper is technically a fruit just like its close relative the tomato. A fruit receives this scientific designation as they are developed from the ovary in the base of the plant's flower and they contain the seeds of the plant.

Bell peppers are cultivated in a variety of climates and are popular in cuisines worldwide. They can be found on small farms and in back yards in North America, Central America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The largest commercial producer of bell peppers is China.

 

How to Use

Our Dried Roasted Red Bell Peppers are best to use in dips, marinades, sauces, soups, salads, stews and stir fries. They also give a meatier texture than do fresh bell peppers. And as with their fresh counter parts the red bell pepper gives a more vibrant color to any dish. You can also substitute dried red bell peppers in any recipe that calls for fresh.

For dishes that dried bell peppers will be soaking in, such as beans, omelets, wraps and stir fries, you can just add them to the dish towards the end of the cooking process (typically about 15-20 minutes before it is finished cooking).

 

Flavor Profile and Heat Level

Sweet, crispy, slightly fruity flavor with smoky undertones.

Bell peppers rate a 0 on the Scoville heat scale (SHU) that measures the hotness of chile peppers.  

 

Helpful Hints

When you need to rehydrate them, just soak one part pepper in two parts cold water for about an hour and then simply drain off excess liquid and add to the dish.

In any recipe that calls for fresh bell peppers, you can substitute these dehydrated bell peppers for fresh peppers by using about 1 tablespoon dried sweet pepper for about 3 tablespoons chopped bell peppers.

 

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tsp

Amount Per Serving

Calories4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat0g0%

Saturated Fat0g0%

Trans Fat0g

Polyunsaturated Fat0g

Monounsaturated Fat0g

Cholesterol0mg0%

Sodium0.6mg0%

Total Carbohydrate0.9g0%

Dietary Fiber0.3g1%

Total Sugars0.6g

Added Sugars0g0%

Sugar Alcohol0.0g

Protein0.1g0%

Vitamin D0mcg0%

Calcium1mg0%

Iron0mg0%

Potassium30mg1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. These values were calculated and therefore are approximate. For more accuracy, testing is advised.

5 out of 5
25 total ratings.

Charles E. (Verified buyer) 08/19/2021
GREAT spices, GREAT resource to find them from. Definitely highly recommend! I ordered a number of different spices from Spices, Inc., and every one of them are exceptional in every way a spice needs to be. Both the vendor, and their products come highly recommended by me for sure. I'll be a long time customer of theirs knowing they have so many quality spices to choose from.

William H. (Verified buyer) 05/05/2021
Added to my chicken soup! Added to my chicken soup! Very tasty, good color.

Timothy W. (Verified buyer) 03/01/2021
Best rich flavor found in Best rich flavor found in red bell peppers. I have tried others and even tried to do my own. These are simply the best.

Nancy O. (Verified buyer) 01/18/2021
I love the diced red I love the diced red bell peppers! I use them to make a dry mix for a spread and dip. I keep some and gift some to friends, and we then add to mayonnaise and sour cream when we need the dip or spread. They’re easy to use, very flavorful and versatile, and always perfect. I can imagine many more uses as well!

William J. (Verified buyer) 01/02/2021
Excellent!! Excellent!!

Kim A. (Verified buyer) 12/11/2020
Worked very well in the Worked very well in the cheese I make

Greg B. (Verified buyer) 10/26/2020
Perfect spice for my seasoning Perfect spice for my seasoning needs.

Tom I. (Verified buyer) 10/22/2020
ALL DRIED PRDUCTS - - - WONDERFUL . Love the company - - Love the products . I am a Certified Executive Chef - - I have let"s say special Prep Needs client base and your company ROCKS.

Kathleen F. (Verified buyer) 06/27/2020
Good color and flavor, consistent Good color and flavor, consistent size. They rehydrated well. A much brighter flavor than some others I've bought.

Bud Y. (Verified buyer) 05/27/2020
Great stuff Tried to order more but you were out.
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