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Old 04-30-2006, 10:40 AM   #1
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Roasted Red Bell Peppers vs. Roasted Peppers?

Is there a difference (flavor) between Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Roasted Red Peppers?

Grocery store yesterday... Roasted Bell were available in the size jar I wanted, while "peppers" were in a large one, and quite "spendy".

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Old 04-30-2006, 10:47 AM   #2
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The roasted red peppers I usually buy (two different brands) are, I believe, bell peppers. They certainly taste like bel peppers. There is a wide variation in price sometimes.

I have never seen a jar labeled as roasted red bell peppers.

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Old 04-30-2006, 10:56 AM   #3
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They are the same, unless the jar says they are HOT peppers.
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Old 04-30-2006, 11:32 AM   #4
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I'm not sure about the price difference either but they should both be the same. The jars of roasted red bell peppers I buy have little bits of black on them - then there are some roasted red bell peppers that are perfectly red with no black. 99% of the time I will roast my own but if I just don't have time the jarred ones are fine - the jar in my refrigerator now says "fire roasted" red bell peppers.

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