The ONLY way to cut peppers!

I love bell peppers. Red, yellow and orange, not so much the green. I learned from Dr. Joel Fuhrman that red peppers are one of the top 30 Super Foods. I eat from the following list as often as I can.

http://www.nutrientrich.com/joel-fuhrman-md/the-top-30-superfoods.html

http://www.drfuhrman.com

A long while back, I saw a video on Facebook about cutting up peppers. It involved zero waste (of the edible part) and minimal or no mess. I used to get seeds all over the place until I tried this method. It’s awesome! I couldn’t find the link or I would’ve provided it. I’m not attempting credit for this at all. I simply wanted to share 🙂

Wash your pepper(s) of choice. Cut off both ends. The stems pop out on their own or with a little help.

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Stand it up and either open it by hand (sometimes it will cooperate nicely) or use a small, paring knife to detach the body from the insides.

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Chop or slice as needed and be amazed by the lack of mess and waste! (I HATE FOOD WASTE. Any kind of waste really).

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These particular peppers went into a huge pot of vegan spaghetti sauce. I make lots so I can freeze several meal-size jars (remember, NO plastic is best). Be sure to leave ample head space for expansion during freezing. I didn’t for this picture because I’ll be eating it right away.

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