Bell Peppers

Roasted, grilled or stuffed, bell peppers add flavor and beautiful color to any dish--and they're super versatile. Puree red peppers into a cool and creamy soup, layer sweet peppers into a cheesy vegetarian lasagna or transform a bell pepper into spicy salad dressing. In addition to tasting delicious, peppers are packed with vitamin C and heart-healthy antioxidants like lutein and beta-carotene. Whether you’re looking for a healthy side dish or a hearty vegetarian main course, Food & Wine’s guide to peppers has plenty of recipes to choose from.

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Bell Peppers

From zucchini-and-pepper gratin to a tangy red-pepper-and-nut dip, here are terrific bell pepper recipes.

Fusilli with Three Cheeses and Red Bell Pepper

Macaroni and cheese goes upscale with fontina, mozzarella, and Parmesan. This particular combination provides plenty of flavor and meltability, but don't limit yourself to our selection: Make your own trio from the cheeses you have on hand. Slideshow:  Macaroni and Cheese 

Roasted Peppers with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Mimi Thorisson tops sweet roasted peppers with her deliciously garlicky and salty homemade breadcrumbs. Slideshow:  More Roasted Vegetable Recipes 

Red Bell Pepper and Kale Stir-Fry

Colorful and delicious, this stir-fry recipe with loaded with red bell peppers and healthy kale. Slideshow:  More Stir-Fry Recipes 

Stuffed Yellow Peppers with Spicy Swiss Chard and Scallion Pilaf

The Good News Celia Brooks Brown lives in London near Green Lanes, an ancient thoroughfare now famous for restaurants that serve Turkish dishes, like these stuffed peppers. Brooks Brown replaces the usual green bell peppers with yellow ones, which deliver more than twice the vitamin C: One yellow pepper provides a whopping 500 percent of the recommended daily intake. More Middle Eastern Recipes

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4 Ways to Use Bell Peppers

These four simple recipes make the most of the summertime bell pepper glut.

Stuffed Bell Peppers and More

Here, fantastic stuffed bell pepper recipes as well as tips on stuffing all types of peppers like baby bell peppers, sweet Italian frying peppers and jarred piquillo peppers.