This bell pepper juice recipe uses a delectable blend of bell pepper, orange, carrot, and ginger. It is refreshing, mildly sweet, and ideal for reviving your taste buds during the hot summer months. Plus, the drink is packed with health benefits.
Benefits of Bell Pepper Juice
Our bell pepper juice has many health benefits and can provide you with a number of essential nutrients.
First, bell peppers are low in calories yet rich in minerals, including numerous essential vitamins. One medium-sized red bell pepper has more than 150% of the recommended daily intake (RDI) for vitamin C (100 grams contains 142 mg of vitamin C), making it one of the greatest dietary sources of this critical mineral.
Vitamin C supports iron absorption and wound healing. It may also have a function in immune system support, therefore avoiding a number of diseases, including heart disease and cancer.
In addition to vitamin C, red-colored vegetables and fruits like red bell peppers, carrots, and oranges are rich in beta carotene. The human body transforms beta carotene, the type of vitamin A found in orange and red peppers, into the active form of vitamin A.
Bell peppers are also abundant in antioxidants such as flavonoids, which protect the body from oxidative damage.
In conclusion, the fruits (yes, they are fruits—botanically classed as berries!) are low in calories and very rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, and other antioxidants, making them a wonderful supplement to a balanced diet.
This drink is filled with healthy ingredients like bell pepper, orange, carrot, and ginger. Typically, only the red kind of bell pepper is used in the juice to give it a more distinctive and brilliant coloring. However, using and experimenting with several types of bell peppers will offer you greater control over the flavor and color of the final blend.
For the juice base, we chose a combination of orange and carrots, which contribute to the sweetness and give the drink a complexity of flavors. Plus, extra fruits boost the juice’s nutritional profile, making it an ideal drink for rehydrating our bodies.
Given that it is slightly peppery and sweet, with a strong and spicy scent, ginger is an excellent match. Together, sweetness, earthiness, and a beautiful tinge of spice characterize the beverage.
Because this bell pepper juice is made fresh with no preservatives, it spoils more quickly than store-bought juice. Vegetables and fruits begin to lose nutrients as soon as they are juiced, so it is recommended to store them in airtight containers or sealed jars.
This juice can be refrigerated for up to two or three days. It’s easy to make this healthy drink ahead of time so that you can drink it whenever you need to stay hydrated.
Tuyet Pham is an award-winning Saigonese chef who believes that joy is the secret ingredient to delicious food. At Healthy Recipes 101, Tuyet personally tests and simplifies every recipe, ensuring maximum flavor with minimal effort. With a background at prestigious French restaurants P’TI Saigon and Le Corto, Tuyet knows how to make every dish exceptional.
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Emily Rogers is a California-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who specializes in Public Health Dietetics. She has had an eclectic career working as a health educator, nutrition counselor, recipe developer, clinical dietitian and outpatient dietitian. Emily is currently a full-time Public Health Nutritionist with the County of Orange where she teaches Nutrition Education and Community Nutrition courses.
It's really good. I will run to the store to buy red peppers.