Markon First Crop (MFC) Bell Peppers are high in vitamin C, and contain both vitamin A and fiber.
Julian pack date.
MFC Bell Peppers are 60 to 80-ct. size (approximately 4" to 5" in length and diameter).
Handle with care; peppers bruise easily. Storing below 42° F/6° C can result in chill injury.
Rough handling can result in bruising. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.
General Usage Ideas
Fill roasted orange bell peppers with basil-flavored quinoa salad.
Sauté green, red, orange, and yellow bell peppers with onion strips and oregano; serve in hoagie buns with sausages, chopped steak, or hot dogs.
Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:
Toss RSS Triple-Washed Spinach with cooked lentils, strips of roasted and chopped MFC Red Bell Peppers, pine nuts, and crumbled blue cheese; dress with citrus vinaigrette made with RSS Lemon Juice
Boil and mash MFC Potatoes; mix with goat cheese, sour cream, RSS Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, and minced jalapeno peppers; use mixture to fill roasted halves of MFC Red Bell Peppers
Toss together sautéed MFC Red Bell Peppers, RSS Sliced Onions, fennel, Andouille sausage, and cornbread cubes; mix in beaten eggs; drizzle all with hot stock until moist; bake and serve with roasted poultry
Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:
Toss RSS Triple-Washed Spinach with thinly sliced Red and Yellow Peppers, grated red beets, and sunflower seeds; drizzle with grapefruit vinaigrette made with RSS Grapefruit Juice
Heat wok with sesame and peanut oils; stir-fry calamari with MFC Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, MFC Tomatoes, RSS Peeled Garlic, and opal basil; deglaze with dash of soy sauce; serve with short-grained rice and black sesame seeds
Sauté RSS Diced Onions, RSS Peeled Garlic, minced MFC Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, and thyme sprigs; add sablefish fillets and cooked until browned on one side; flip and add white wine and saffron; simmer on low until liquid reduces and fish is tender
Did You Know?
The most popular sweet pepper in the U.S. is the bell pepper. As bell peppers mature, their color changes from green to red and they become sweeter.