Chili Peppers: Tips & Recipes to Choose & Cook (cont.)

Makes 2 servings.

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 248, Protein 6g, Fat 9g, Calories From Fat 29%, Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrates 41g, Fiber 3g, Sodium 307mg.

Cherry Pepper Salad

Each serving equals three 5 A Day servings
Source: foodreference.org

1 1/4 cup fresh sweet cherries, pitted
1 cup each thinly sliced sweet yellow and green peppers
1/4 cup thinly sliced mild chili pepper
2 Tbsp finely chopped onion
2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/2 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbsp pickled ginger strips, optional
4 cups mixed greens

  • Toss together all ingredients except greens; refrigerate 1 hour or longer. Serve on mixed greens.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 80, Protein 2g, Fat 2g, Calories From Fat 23%, Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrates 15g, Fiber 3g, Sodium 100mg.

Sources: Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. CDC: 5 A Day: Vegetable of the Month: Chili Peppers."

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