Yellow Pepper Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Yellow Pepper.


There are 50 calories in Yellow Pepper.


Nutrition Facts
Yellow Pepper
Serving Size:


pepper, large (186 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3.5
Calories 50

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.4 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 3.7 milligrams

Potassium 394 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 12 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.7 grams

Protein 1.9 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 50 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 14 minutes
Running (6mph) 5 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 7 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What are the yellow peppers called?

Güero Chiles

Yellow Peppers are also known as Güero Chiles, güero is the Spanish word meaning light skinned or blonde. Similar to the Hungarian Wax, these chiles are medium fleshed and slightly sweet with a bold flavor and waxy texture. They impart a pleasant crunch and spicy aroma to recipes.

Is a yellow pepper a bell pepper?

Yellow bell peppers are one of the common colors of mature bell peppers. They’re blocky with three to four lobes and have crisp, juicy flesh with a sweet flavor.

Are yellow peppers just green peppers?

Bell peppers are sometimes grouped with less pungent chili varieties as “sweet peppers”. While they are fruits—botanically classified as berries—they are commonly used as a vegetable ingredient or side dish.

Bell pepper
Green, yellow, and red bell peppers
Species Capsicum annuum
Heat None
Scoville scale 0 SHU

What is in yellow pepper?

They are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Bell Peppers also contain a healthy dose of fiber, folate, and iron. Along with being full of nutrients, Bell Peppers deliver a satisfying and low-calorie crunch with every bite.

Is yellow pepper spicy?

The peppers are found in an array of bright colors. You’ll find them most commonly in green, yellow, orange or red. However, there are some grown that are brown, white or even purple, though they are more rare. While they can vary in flavor, bell peppers are not hot or spicy, like most other peppers.

Are yellow peppers hotter than jalapeños?

But, the heat profile is completely different. These chilies are comparable to jalapeño level heat (even slightly hotter). It’s still a very edible heat – a perfect step up for real spicy cooking.

Are yellow peppers and red peppers the same?

Violaxanthin is found in yellow bell peppers, and capsanthin makes fully mature bell peppers red. Red bell peppers, which are the most nutrient-dense, also contain lycopene. As bell peppers ripen, they get sweeter. Green bell peppers are slightly bitter and the least sweet, while red bell peppers are the sweetest.

What is the difference between green peppers and yellow peppers?

It’s not a matter of pigment discrimination: Red and yellow bell peppers are essentially just green peppers that have been allowed to ripen. Red peppers are fully ripened, and they require more time to grow, resulting in their sweeter, fruitier flavor and higher price sticker.