Louisiana Harvest of the Month - Peppers

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

  • Green bell peppers are just the first stage of ripeness! They turn red, orange, yellow, purple and even brown and get sweeter as they ripen.
  • Red bell peppers have more than twice as much vitamin C as green bell peppers. Eat them raw for the full benefit.
  • Drink milk to counteract the spicy hot sensation of capsaicinoids when eating hot peppers.


  • Excellent source of vitamin C.
  • Good source of vitamins A and B6.
  • Low in calories.
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