"It gives another flavor," she said of the rich, sweet pepper.
But sweet peppers are no longer limited to August and early September.
And if you think tomatoes are colorful, take a look at sweet peppers.
I had a rich, ripe tomato on hand, most of a large sweet red pepper and some new potatoes that were getting old.
Sun-dried sweet peppers in olive oil have made their debut.
A local sweet pepper, the ñora, is also a main ingredient of many dishes.
One side dish was an intriguing cross between a tomato and sweet red pepper.
Add the sweet peppers and saute for 3 minutes.
Other ingredients may be added including tomatoes and green or sweet red peppers.
Potato, onion, and sweet red pepper are other common ingredients.