We all know how Peter picked a peck of pickled peppers, but did you know that Peter also could have enjoyed his peppers fresh, stuffed, roasted, sauteed, and grilled? In fact, there’s a lot that Peter didn’t know about this simple and delicious vegetable. Let’s take a quick look at what makes this veggie such a satisfying and versatile ingredient so the next time you’re in the grocery store you can pick the right peppers to suit your family’s needs.

Health Benefits –

Pure Flavor® peppers are full of essential nutrients to keep your body and mind performing at their best all day. Did you know that peppers actually contain more Vitamin C than an orange?

To make sure you get a healthy dose of Vitamin C and many other nutrients throughout your day, start with a healthy breakfast option like Mini Pepper Frittatas. For lunch or a quick snack, pack your favorite peppers with fresh hummus or tzatziki sauce. Then, come dinnertime, add some diced peppers to your favorite meal or make Classic Stuffed Peppers.

Year-Round Availability –

Back in Peter’s day, people could only pick a peck of peppers when it was warm outside. You couldn’t enjoy them fresh in the winter ー which may be why Peter found himself pickling them in the first place! Thanks to Pure Flavor’s® advanced greenhouse technology, you can enjoy all your favorite peppers 365 days a year just as fresh as they taste in the summer.

Kitchen Tip: To pick fresh peppers at the supermarket that will stay fresh for a long time, always look for the little logo that says “Greenhouse Grown” to ensure consistent, long-lasting quality. Choose peppers that have vibrant, uniform color throughout and smooth skin for the best flavor experience.

Variety –

There is truly a different pepper for every eating occasion. Whether you’re snacking in the car, refueling after soccer practice, mixing up a quick salad for your work lunch, or cooking a savory family dinner, there’s a pepper that’s guaranteed to take it up a notch every time! From sweet to spicy, bite-sized to big and juicy, and all the colors of the rainbow, peppers are an easy way to keep your home’s menu fresh all week long.

Aurora Bites Mini Sweet Peppers –

These tiny treats are a delight for young kids and parents alike. Children love the super sweet flavor and bite-sized snackability of Aurora Bites Mini Sweet Peppers while their parents love how easy they are to add to lunches with dips, cheese, and crackers. These bright and vibrant mini peppers sure pop in a bento box, but they’re so much more than a simple health snack. Slice them in a quick salad or stuff them with cheese for a decadent appetizer.

Try them in these tasty recipes:

Craft House Collection® Aurora Long Sweet Peppers

Craving restaurant-quality meals right at home? Look no further than the Craft House Collection® Aurora Long Sweet Peppers, a sweet and savory offering that’s part of the chef-inspired Craft House Collection®. These premium cooking peppers are infused with a delicious, rustic flavor that brings out the nuances of complementary ingredients in your favorite world cuisine dishes.

Try them in these tasty recipes:

Sweet Bell Peppers

These peppers are as versatile as they come. Slice them up for a quick snack or stuff them with your favorite ingredients for a delicious homemade dinner. Sweet Bell Peppers are juicy, crisp, and full of that classic pepper flavor you’re looking for when making your stuffed peppers recipe. Don’t forget to experiment with the sweet flavor of these classic peppers by preparing them in new ways, like grilling them with your favorite fresh veggies or pairing them with other unique ingredients.

Try them in these tasty recipes:

Craft House Collection® Shishito Peppers

With seriously enticing flavor and a mysterious hint of citrus, these gourmet peppers are sure to impress your family and friends. Craft House Collection® Shishito Peppers are a savory, bite-sized pepper with the occasional flare of heat. 1 in 10 has a lively warmth that gently commands your attention and enhances the flavors of your favorite trendy appetizer and dinner recipes.

Try them in these tasty recipes:

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