Green Peppers Day

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When Celebrated

Always on August 5th


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About the Holiday

Green Peppers Day celebrates these versatile fruits. Usually referred as a vegetable, green peppers are technically a fruit. Green peppers are often referred to as sweet peppers and are very high in vitamin C, are an excellent source of carotenoids, and are also a very good source of fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese. refer to peppers as "the Christmas ornaments of the vegetable world with their beautifully shaped glossy exterior that comes in a wide array of vivid colors ranging from green, red, yellow, orange, purple, brown to black." Green peppers can be eaten raw or cooked.

Ways to eat green peppers include: sauteed with Italian sausage or in a pasta, stuffed, on pizza, raw with a veggie dip, hummus, or on a sub sandwich, in a salad, pepper steak, or in a stir fry.

Gift Guidelines

  • Store bought green peppers or pepper plant
  • Frozen stuffed peppers

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