13 Recipes for Using Sweet Peppers and Hot Chiles

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Now is the season for sweet peppers and hot chiles. Put them to good use in the following recipes:

Peppers are my friends. While I love red bell peppers, I enjoy green ones, and spicy ones, too.

Summer is the season for peppers. My dad planted something like twenty plants in his backyard this summer. We’ve benefited from the investment several times. Last year, I chopped and sliced a ton of peppers and froze them. We used them throughout the winter in all kinds of sautes and egg dishes.

Peppers are not hard for me to use up.

Sweet peppers and hot chiles are now in season. You’ll see some good prices in the coming weeks. Stock up and enjoy a burst of flavor.

If you’ve got peppers, let me show you a multitude of ways that you can use them:

Vegetable beef minestrone

Vegetable-Beef Minestrone Soup

cannellini pasta salad

Cannellini Bowtie Pasta Salad

denver scramble

Denver Scramble

Jalapeno Cheese Dip dipped

Jalapeno Cheese Dip

Jalapeno Poppers Potatoes
Jalapeno Popper Potatoes

Easy Jalapeno Poppers with Rice and Bacon

Roasted Vegetable Soup
Roasted Vegetable Soup with Oregano

grilled peppers on the grill
Grilled Mini Peppers

How to Roast Chiles (and Peppers, too)

Pasilla Chile Enchiladas
Poblano Chile Enchiladas

chargers brats with peppers

Bratwurst with Sauteed Peppers and Onions

Chicken and Chile Enchiladas for a Crowd

Fajita Omelet

What’s YOUR favorite thing to do with sweet and hot peppers?

About Jessica Fisher

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  1. Pickled and put on pizza!

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