Yellow peppers are a crunchy and sweet vegetable native to Mexico, They have smooth and shiny skin and yellow insides. yellow bell peppers are simply ripened green peppers. Green peppers are mature but not yet ripe. Yellow, red and orange peppers are all different varieties.
They are related to chillis but they do not produce capsaicin (the ingredient that creates a hot burning sensation).
Yellow peppers are incredibly good for you and delicious raw or cooked. They add juiciness and crunch to stir-fries. When roasted yellow peppers soften and can be blended into a paste which can be used as a pasta sauce, added to hummus or made into soup.
Raw sliced yellow peppers make a great portable snack, they can be added to salads and they make great pizza toppings!
Raw yellow peppers are an excellent snack, they can be added to salads and even pizza.
Nutritional values of yellow peppers
100 grams of yellow peppers contain about 27 calories. They are rich in beneficial vitamins and even have 200% of the recommended daily dose of vitamin C, as well as vitamin A, vitamin B6 and folic acid.