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Red Bell Pepper Caramel

Staff Writer
Lifesize/Thomas Northcut

Red Bell Pepper Caramel

Bell peppers are naturally sweet, so why not use them in something sweet? I don’t think many people would think of extracting the sweetness into something like caramel, but the results are pretty phenomenal. 

6
Servings
220
Calories Per Serving

Notes

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup minced bell pepper
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup apple cider
  • 2 Tablespoons Grand Marnier
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving

Directions

Combine the peppers, sugar, and cider in a heavy saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has caramelized. Remove from heat and whisk in the Grand Marnier and butter.

Scoop the ice cream into a bowl and place warm fresh berries and the red pepper caramel on top.
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving220
Total Fat6g9%
Sugar39gN/A
Saturated4g18%
Cholesterol15mg5%
Protein0.5g0.9%
Carbs40g13%
Vitamin A107µg12%
Vitamin B60.1mg5.8%
Vitamin C48mg80%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E0.8mg3.8%
Vitamin K2µg3%
Calcium8mg1%
Fiber0.9g3.5%
Folate (food)17µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)17µg4%
Iron0.2mg1.3%
Magnesium7mg2%
Monounsaturated1gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.4mg2%
Phosphorus14mg2%
Polyunsaturated0.3gN/A
Potassium123mg4%
Sodium4mgN/A
Sugars, added33gN/A
Trans0.2gN/A
Zinc0.1mg0.8%