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About this item

  • Mini sweet peppers are a great healthy snack
  • Greenhouse-grown and available year-round
  • High in vitamin C
  • Non-GMO certified
  • Eco-friendly packaging
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Description

Sweet mini peppers (1.5 lbs.) aren't picked from the vine until they are perfectly ripened and full of flavor. These small sweet peppers make a perfect snack for dipping in hummus or they can be diced and added to a salad. Sweet mini peppers add a lovely range of colors to your dinnertime meal. Find these delicious veggies in the produce section near the other varieties of peppers.

What Is the Growing Method Used For These Sweet Mini Peppers?

This 1.5 lb. bag of mini peppers is available all year long because they are raised in greenhouses. Our growing system takes an environmentally conscious approach using recycled water and recycled fertilizer whenever possible. The fertilizer consists of organic and bio-degradable elements like coconut husks. To help eliminate the use of pesticides, we have developed an integrated pest management system. Plus, our mini peppers are non-GMO certified and packaged in eco-friendly recyclable polybags.

What Is the Nutritional Value of Sweet Mini Peppers?

Like all peppers, the mini peppers are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. The red peppers are also high in beta-carotene. A serving size of peppers depends on their relative size, but it is generally about three peppers. The serving of peppers will contain approximately 25 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrates. There is also 1 gram of fiber per serving. Mini peppers are a fat-free food.

How Can I Cook With Mini Peppers?

Due to the size and sweetness of these peppers, they are a very versatile item for using in various recipes. They add a lot of flavor in stuffed pepper recipes. Plus, they can be roasted in your oven and used when your recipe calls for roasted red peppers. Since there are a minimal amount of seeds, they can be sliced and tossed into a garden salad with ease. Keep in mind that the flavor of these small peppers is slightly sweeter than their larger pepper counterparts.

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