Peppers Nutrition Benefits

Beta-Carotene
Source of beta carotene, vitamin E (l), Vitamin B6 and folate.
Good for your blood
Very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium
Good source of fiber
High in dietary fiberpacking 3 grams for every 3 mini peppers
Chock full of antioxidants
High in Vitamin C, an important antioxidant, providing over 150% of your daily value per serving.
Lycopene
Red NatureSweet peppers are high in Lycopene, a heavily studied antioxidant that has been known to help prevent certain cancers.
Fat Free
As we have come to understand, the development of cancer relies on many external and internal factors. But a diet low in total fat may help reduce the risk of some cancers, which is why adding peppers to your daily diet is a smart choice.
Carotenoids
Yellow and orange NatureSweet peppers are rich in carotenoids. Much recent research suggests that consumption of carotenoid - rich foods reduces the incidence of several diseases such as cancers, cardiovascular diseases, age - related macular degeneration, cataracts, diseases related to low immune function, and other degenerative diseases.
Lutein
Look sharp! Green NatureSweet peppers a great source of Lutein, which may improve eye health
Inspirational Recipes
Though many colors, each variety grows on the same plant and is plucked at just the right moment to produce a wide variety of flavors and nutrit lonal benefits, Whether you're craving that fresh crunch to enjoy with dip or a colorfully chopped addition to salads stews, or baked dishes, NatureSweet peppers deliver all the raised right qualities you're proud to serve an enjoy

Pork Chop Stew

Enjoy this hearty and flavorful pork chop stew, perfect to pamper your loved ones at home or...

Turkey Stuffed Potatoes

Enjoy these delicious turkey stuffed potatoes! You’ll love how NatureSweet® Mixed Bell Peppers and Constellation® make this...

Spanish Style Chicken and Peppers

Enjoy a flavorful Spanish Chicken made with crushed Glorys® and NatureSweet® Mixed Bell Peppers with a delicious,...

Classic Pasta Salad

Summertime = pasta salad season in our house, and you can’t do pasta salad without NatureSweet Cherubs...

Eclipses® Quinoa Salad

Besides being deliciously nutty, quinoa is a complete protein. Win-win!

Grilled Veggie Flatbread

Note: If using raw or homemade pizza dough, it will need to be grilled longer. 

Grilled Pesto Chicken & Veggie Kebabs

Note: If using wooden skewers, they need to be soaked in water for at least 30 minutes...

NatureSweet Peppers

Tips & Tricks

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Selection

At NatureSweet, we only choose firm, brightly colored peppers with tight skin that are heavy for their size. We avoid dull, shriveled or pitted peppers.

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Family Tree

Did you know peppers are fruits that belong to the nightshade family? You heard that right: they are fruit ! In terms of their family tree, they are closely related to chili peppers, tomatoes, and breadfruit, all of which are native to Central and South America.

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Which Color is the most Healthy?

Red, Orange, and Yellow Bell Peppers have practically equal amounts of vitamin A and vitamin C in them. Only Red contains lycopene, Yellow and Orange are rich in carotenoids, and Green contains Lutein. 

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Fat Free

As we have come to understand, the development of cancer relies on many external and internal factors. But a diet low in total fat may help reduce the risk of some cancers, which is why adding mini sweet peppers to your daily diet is a smart choice.

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Did You Know?

Green, yellow, orange, and red peppers are all the same pepper! When green peppers are harvested later, they have a chance to turn yellow, orange, and then red. Another fun fact is that compared to green bell peppers, red peppers have almost 11 times more beta-carotene and 1.5 times more vitamin C.

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