Green chili peppers are the richest in vitamin C. But, we can’t eat 100 grams of raw chili pepper. So, practically, the yellow bell pepper is the richest in vitamin C. It has more than 180 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. Practically, a large yellow bell pepper contains about 340 mg of vitamin C, or 450% DV.
This begs the query “Do jalapeno peppers have more vitamin C than bell peppers?”
Well, it’d be slightly more if they are organically grown. A red bell pepper can provide up to 190 mg of the vitamin in a one-cup serving. In comparison to bell peppers, a cup of jalapeños contains about 107 mg of vitamin C and a cup of serranos has about 47 mg.
How much vitamin C is in bell peppers?
A cup of green bell peppers provides a little more than your daily requirement for vitamin C. It gives you about 95 mg of the vitamin. Red bell peppers provide more than 1.5 times your daily requirement in each cup. It’d be slightly more if they are organically grown. A red bell pepper can provide up to 190 mg of the vitamin in a one-cup serving.
How much vitamin C is in an orange&a pepper?
One cup of chopped red bell pepper provides three times the vitamin C in an orange. A one-cup serving of sliced orange fruit provides you with about 95 mg of the vitamin, which is about the same amount as a cup of green bell pepper. Granted, oanges do have the advantage of being relatively easy to eat on their own when compared to bell pepper.
What is the healthiest bell pepper to eat?
Red bell peppers are the ripest of all colors and are significantly sweeter. Despite their sweeter taste, they contain fewer carbs than the yellow and orange peppers. An average serving of red bell peppers contains 152 mg of vitamin C, which is more than twice the daily requirement.