Bell peppers (Capsicum annuum) are fruits in the nightshade family. Unripe green peppers have a slightly bitter flavor and are not as sweet as fully ripe peppers. Can be eaten cooked in stir-fries or stews or raw in salads.
They are low in calories and high in vitamin C and other antioxidants, making them an ideal addition to a healthy diet.
nutritional info: per 100g (source - nutritionadvance.com)
Calories: 27 kcal | Carbohydrate: 6.3 g | Fiber: 0.9 g | Sugar: ~ g
Fat: 0.2 g | Protein: 1.0 g | Vitamin C: 306% RDA | Vitamin B6: 8% RDA | Folate: 6% RDA | Potassium: 6% RDA | Manganese: 6% RDA
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting or cooking.