Healthy Food Database
Capsicum are also known as sweet peppers. They come in a variety of colours dependant on how ripe they are. Starting green, they change to yellow, lime green and red. The red are the sweetest as they are the most ripe.
To buy, look for taut, smooth-skinned capsicum with no wrinkles or soft damp patches. They are best bought unpackaged so you can thoroughly inspect them.
Capsicums are great grilled and served with antipasto as an entree. You can also try pureeing grilled capsicum in a food processor to make a sauce or stuffed and baked in the oven.
Look for taut, smooth-skinned capsicum with no wrinkles or soft damp patches. Best bought unpackaged so you can thoroughly inspect them.
Store for up to a week in the crisper section of the fridge.
Tips & Tricks:
To peel grilled capsicum easily, place it whole under the grill turning it regularly until the skin blackens. Place it in a plastic bag to cool - the skin will fall off.
One serve of capsicum is about one cup of sliced vegetable.
Grill capsicum and serve with antipasto entree. Puree the grilled capsicum in a food processor and serve as a sauce. Stuff them and bake in the oven.
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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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