Capsicums also called peppers or bell peppers contain three reasons to be loved. One, it adds an active personality to your food due to its vibrant color. Two, it combines into any dish and gets out a certain zing and savor. While they belong to the same family like chilies, capsicums are mild-flavored and can jazz up a salad, provide a perky chomp to your pizza or pasta, and tastes incredible when roasted.
Green capsicums provide more than 100% of the daily requirement of Vitamin C. Capsicum is rich in several phytonutrients especially antioxidants, dietary fiber and minerals like manganese, potassium, copper and magnesium. It is rich in Vitamin A, C, E, K, B6 and small amounts of Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.
Capsicum can be used raw in salads, marinated and tossed into pasta, cooked and sieved and made into pepper sauce. Strips of capsicum can be grilled along with other vegetables served as a vegetable platter.