Crunchy, Sweet Bell Pepper Recipes

A multipurpose vegetable, the sweet bell pepper is wonderful in each of these diverse recipes.

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Eggplant-Stuffed Peppers

The sweet bell pepper is actually a fruit posing as a vegetable. Grilling or oven-roasting bell peppers caramelizes them, turning them sweet, soft and versatile. This recipe was adapted from a recipe in Marcella Cucina by Marcella Hazan (HarperCollins, 1997). See the Eggplant-Stuffed Peppers RecipeJames Baigrie
Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Throughout the American south, black-eyed peas are eaten on New Year's Eve at the stroke of midnight, in the hopes of a new year filled with prosperity. This is salad is a lighter, fresher take on black-eyed peas. See the recipe for Texas Caviar »André Baranowski
Stewed Sweet Peppers
This sweet, simple pepper stew makes a great antipasto atop bruschetta. See this Recipe
Todd Coleman
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Baked Chicken With Peppers

Baked Chicken With Peppers

Slow-braised chicken with peppers and onions is a soul food staple. This version is seasoned with plenty of paprika.Todd Coleman

Pesto Calabrese

This spicy, southern Italian-style pesto recipe was given to us by Rocco Arena, owner of San Rocco restaurant in New York City. A touch of ricotta in this pesto tempers the flavor of the red peppers, and makes it an excellent bruschetta topping. See the recipe for Pesto Calabrese»Todd Coleman
Sausage and Peppers

Sausage and Peppers

Skillet-seared sausage with fried peppers and onions is a simple, filling campfire meal.Todd Coleman
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Black-Eyed-Pea Salad (Saladu Ñebbe)

Black-Eyed-Pea Salad (Saladu Ñebbe)

Simple and satisfying, this chile-spiked black-eyed-pea salad dressed with fresh lime juice is a great side dish for grilled fish.Penny De Los Santos
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