Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Green Bell Peppers
- ½ cup chopped green Bell pepper: 2.5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 15 calories
- ½ cup sliced green Bell pepper: 1.5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 9 calories
- 1 medium green Bell pepper (about 2¾" long and 2½" or about 4¼ oz.): 6 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 24 calories
Glycemic Index for Green Bell PeppersAs with most non-starchy vegetables, there is no scientific study of the glycemic index of green Bell peppers.
Estimated Glycemic Load of Green Bell Peppers
- ½ cup chopped green Bell pepper: 1
- ½ cup sliced green Bell pepper: 1
1 medium green Bell pepper (about 2¾" long and 2½" or about 4¼ oz.): 2
Health Benefits of Green Bell PeppersGreen Bell peppers are an outstanding source of vitamin C (one serving provides at least the daily requirement), a very good source of vitamin B6 and vitamin K, and a good source of manganese.
Green Bell peppers are also a good source of antioxidants which may help protect our cells from damage.
Low-Carb Recipes with Green Bell Pepper
- Chicken Pot Pie
- Chicken Ala King
- Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore
- Crock Pot Ropa Vieja
- Chicken or Beef Fajitas
- Pizza Frittata
More Information About Green Bell Peppers at Calorie Count Plus.More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
United States Department of Agriculture. "Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods - 2007. November 2007