Bell peppers are a popular vegetable in Mediterranean cooking, perhaps because they come in a variety of bright colors. You know what they say: “You eat with your eyes first!” They are also an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and a good source folic acid, and fiber, with red bell peppers packing the most nutrition. In fact, red bell peppers are richer in vitamin C than most citrus fruit! They add a touch of sweetness without the excess calories, and are just as delicious raw as they are cooked.


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