Yellow Tinker Bell Peppers
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Yellow Tinker bell peppers offer a sweet flavor, low acidity and a firm, crispy texture. Smaller than the common bell pepper, the descriptive name of this variety describes its unique size. (Scoville units: 0-100)
Yellow Tinker bell peppers are typically available spring through early winter. Intermittent gaps occur during the season due to shipment scheduling from the European growers.
The lighter any the pepper color, the sweeter the flavor.
A four-ounce serving of raw bell pepper has only 30 calories plus provides an excellent source of vitamin C.
Yellow Tinker bell peppers are most often used for display. Their uniform shape, size, color and attached stem are ideal for centerpieces or as vessels. They may also be used in lightly cooked or fresh preparations such as salads and appetizer recipes. Its flavor pairs well with fresh parsley, cilantro, cucumbers, jicama, soft cheeses, meats and grains. To prepare, cut off tops; remove seeds and veins; rinse well. For optimum flavor and texture, use within one week. Peppers may be frozen, but crispness will be lost.
Straight from Holland, Tinker bell peppers are a fairly new, smaller version of the common bell pepper. Bell peppers have no "bite" in their flavor as they contain a recessive gene that eliminates and prevents capsaicin which creates the hot flavor in hot peppers. This very early, miniature bell pepper is produced on vigorous and spreading high bushes.
Recipes that include Yellow Tinker Bell Peppers. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Martha Stewart||Yellow Pepper Soup|
|Nom Nom Crunch||Yellow Bell Pepper Salsa|