Bell Peppers For Fajita Veggies - Chipotle Mexican Grill

Bell Pepper

Each morning, we hand slice all of the bell peppers for our fajita veggies in our restaurants. They come in red, green, yellow, orange, brown and purple, but we mostly use the green ones (and the occasional red and yellow) because they go really well with our ingredients. Fashion AND function, mmmmm.

FACT

The chilly chili

The bell pepper is the only member of the chili pepper family that doesn’t produce capsaicin—the spicy substance that's been known to cause many a friendly dare gone awry. In layman's terms, that means bell peppers aren't spicy. In fact, they sometimes also go by the name "sweet peppers". As in, "sweet peppers, man."