A fresh, crisp green bell pepper is a tasty vegetable that can be a regular part of your healthy eating plan. This vegetable is low in calories and contains 0 grams of fat and a good supply vitamins and minerals. Their mildly sweet flavor makes green bell peppers versatile enough to include a wide variety of nutritious recipes.
Eat raw green bell peppers with low-fat ranch dressing or hummus for a nutritious and tasty side dish or snack. Add chopped bell peppers to spaghetti sauce or your favorite lasagna recipe. Stir chopped green bell peppers into scrambled eggs or layer raw strips of the pepper onto a lean turkey or chicken sandwich. Include green bell peppers in vegetable, chicken noodle or minestrone soup. The peppers complement the taste of chili as well. Scatter pieces of raw green bell pepper over a tossed green salad or add to pasta salad.