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Green Peppers Day

August 5

Green Peppers Day - August 5

Green Peppers Day will appeal to adherents of a healthy lifestyle and ordinary vegetable lovers. Green peppers are a tasty and healthy vegetable that contains more vitamin C than lemons and oranges. He truly deserves a special holiday.

History

Green pepper is native to Central America. Indigenous people used this vegetable as a seasoning that gives food an interesting savory taste. For a long time, Europeans also used pepper in this way, until they noticed that it can be eaten whole fresh. Now many varieties of pepper have been bred in various sweetness, pungency, color and size, but green remains one of the most beloved.

Green Peppers Day helps us remember this vegetable to bring more benefits to our diet. It can be eaten raw or cooked and will not be harmful in any quantities.

Interesting facts

  • In addition to vitamin C, green peppers contain vitamins A, K and B6, potassium, fiber and folic acid.
  • There is no fat in this vegetable, so it is low in calories.
  • Peppers prefer tropical climates. It is grown mainly in greenhouses.
  • Green can be both ripe and unripe fruits, which, ripening, acquire a different color. The immature fruits of most varieties can be eaten.

How to celebrate

Prepare a delicious dish of pepper or several dishes at once. There are a lot of options: a vegetable can be stuffed, fried in a pan, deep-fried, baked, grilled or skewers, put on pizza, salad or soup, candied fruit or confiture can be made from it. Get inspired by the cuisines of the countries where pepper is used most often: they will tell you interesting original recipes.

The vegetable can also be eaten raw: this way it will bring you even more benefits. If this is too boring for you, you can dip the pieces into the sauce.

When is Green Peppers Day celebrated in 2022?

Green Peppers Day is observed on August 5 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Friday August 5 2022
Saturday August 5 2023
Monday August 5 2024
Tuesday August 5 2025
Wednesday August 5 2026

Details

Date:
August 5
Event Category:

Venue

United States

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