California Ag in the Classroom: Bell Pepper Commodity Sheet

This commodity sheet has facts and activities centered on bell peppers. Peppers add color, flavor, and texture to salads, pizza, pasta, and ethnic foods. In recent years, salsa has become one of America’s favorite condiments. Along with fresh tomatoes, salsa often contains bell and chili peppers. Students will analyze, determine ingredient ratios, and explore the essential role of peppers in salsa.