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Sweet Peppers/ Bell Peppers

The shear variety of peppers available at many farmers markets are a great reason to start visiting your local market regularly. Beyond gorgeous multi-colored bell peppers, gypsy peppers, roasting peppers, pimentos,and other varieties are creeping up at markets around the country. Try these easy recipes to cook your way through your haul.

How to Roast Peppers
Simple photo step-by-step guide to roasting peppers of all sorts: red or green, sweet or spicy.

Types of Sweet Peppers
Peppers come in more than just red and green, yellow and orange. See the wide range of sweet peppers that you might encounter at a farmers market with this guide to pepper varieties.

Corn Avocado Pepper Salad
Sweet and crunchy corn and peppers combine with creamy avocado in this simple, tasty salad (or salsa!).

Green Pepper Relish
Green peppers - both sweet and spicy - are combined with green onions and green herbs to make a fresh, flavorful relish perfect for topping on beans, burgers, sausages, or almost anything off the grill.

Grilled Peppers
Grilled peppers, like all grilled vegetables, are beyond easy to make.

Late Summer Vegetable Stew
Tomatoes, peppers, and zucchini come together in a quick, late-summer vegetable stew.

Pomegranate Pepper Dip
Pomegranate seeds, roasted red pepper, and toasted walnuts make a delicious dip.

Roasted Red Peppers
See 2 methods for roasting peppers.

Roasted Red Pepper and Sardine Pasta
Red peppers bring sweetness to the saltiness of sardines in a delicious pasta dish.

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
A simple pasta dish with sweet red peppers and pecorino cheese.

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Roasted red peppers and a bit of garlic and olive oil are quickly turned into a stellar, simple pasta sauce perked up with a bit of lemon.

Romesco Sauce
Romesco Sauce is a Spanish classic - tomato, red pepper, almond are common ingredients - and is delicious slathered on almost anything.

Romesco Soup
Tomatoes, peppers, and red lentils make a hearty and delicious soup.

Rouille (Garlic Red Pepper Mayonnaise)
Rouille (Garlic Red Pepper Mayonnaise) is a brightly flavored dip or sauce classically served with bouillabaisse, a Southern French fish stew. It's tasty with grilled vegetables and almost any grilled or broiled fish you can think of.

Spicy Bell Pepper Slaw
A super easy combination of thinly sliced bell peppers and minced chile pepper, perfect with grilled meats.

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