Whether you prefer mild and sweet bell peppers or spicy jalapeños, there’s a nearly endless list of ways you can use your summer bounty in the kitchen. They taste great raw in summer salads but also lend themselves well to sauteing, stewing, stir-frying and even grilling. Plus, peppers can add a pop of vibrant color to a dish, enhance flavor and quite literally spice up your cooking. Scroll through the slideshow for 15 of our favorite pepper recipes to add more flavor to your next summertime meal.
Made with grilled vegetables, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice, this simple salsa is the perfect summer appetizer.