Yellow pepper which is the ripen form of the green bell pepper (red bell pepper is the ripen form of yellow bell pepper) is full of different vitamins and has a high nutritional value.
Bell pepper in yellow coler, which is a variety of bell peppers is very popular by those who go on a diet to lose weight.
Although yellow bell peppers are available throughout the year, they are at their peak during late summer.
Benefits of yellow bell pepper
This variety produces a low amount of calorie per 100 g of chopped pepper.
Yellow bell pepper contains lots of vitamins and minerals which are of great importance for the body.
100 grams of chopped yellow bell pepper contains about 37 calories but full of vitamins and nutrients.
Yellow bell peppers are good for your eye sight due to having vitamin A and beta-carotene.
You can also obtain at least 2 percent of the daily values of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper and manganese from yellow bell pepper.
Harvesting bell peppers
Harvest as soon as peppers reach desired size.
The longer bell peppers stay on the plant, the sweeter they become and the greater their Vitamin C content.
Use a sharp knife or scissors to cut peppers clean off the plant for the least damage.
Peppers can be refrigerated in plastic bags for up to 10 days after harvesting.