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Foods That Start With P

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Are you ready to delve into a topic that might surprise you? Then let’s take a look at foods that start with the letter P.

While you may not give much thought to the letter P when it comes to food, this list will leave you amazed at the variety and versatility of ingredients that fall into this category. From common pantry staples to exotic delicacies, we’ve got it all covered.

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🍽️ Foods That Start With P

If you just want a simple, straightforward list of foods beginning with the letter P, here is a list of 100:

  1. Pancakes
  2. Panini
  3. Papaya
  4. Parmesan
  5. Parsley
  6. Parsnip
  7. Pasta
  8. Pastrami
  9. Peach
  10. Peanut
  11. Peanut butter
  12. Peanut sauce
  13. Pear
  14. Pear and blue cheese salad
  15. Peas
  16. Pecan
  17. Pecan pie
  18. Penne pasta
  19. Pepper
  20. Peppermint
  21. Peppermint bark
  22. Pepperoni pizza
  23. Perch
  24. Persimmon
  25. Pesto
  26. Pesto pasta
  27. Philly cheesesteak
  28. Philly-style pretzel
  29. Pho
  30. Piccata
  31. Pickled beets
  32. Pickled onions
  33. Pickles
  34. Picnic ham
  35. Pike
  36. Pilaf
  37. Pimento
  38. Pineapple
  39. Pineapple upside-down cake
  40. Pistachio
  41. Pistachio ice cream
  42. Pita bread
  43. Pita chips
  44. Pizza
  45. Plant-based burger
  46. Plantain
  47. Plum
  48. Plum sauce
  49. Polenta
  50. Pomegranate
  51. Pomegranate juice
  52. Pomelo
  53. Ponzu sauce
  54. Popcorn
  55. Poppy seed muffin
  56. Poppy seeds
  57. Popsicle
  58. Pork
  59. Porridge
  60. Port wine
  61. Porterhouse steak
  62. Portobello mushrooms
  63. Posole
  64. Pot roast
  65. Potato
  66. Potato chips
  67. Potstickers
  68. Pound cake
  69. Pound cake with berries
  70. Poussin (young chicken)
  71. Praline
  72. Praline ice cream
  73. Pretzel
  74. Prime rib
  75. Prosciutto
  76. Protein bar
  77. Provolone
  78. Provolone cheese
  79. Prunes
  80. Pub-style fish and chips
  81. Pudding
  82. Pudding cups
  83. Puff pastry
  84. Puffed rice cereal
  85. Pulled chicken sandwich
  86. Pulled pork
  87. Pumpernickel bagel
  88. Pumpernickel bread
  89. Pumpernickel roll
  90. Pumpkin
  91. Pumpkin bread
  92. Pumpkin cheesecake
  93. Pumpkin curry
  94. Pumpkin pie
  95. Pumpkin seeds
  96. Pumpkin seeds snack
  97. Pumpkin spice latte
  98. Punch
  99. Pungent cheese
  100. Puttanesca sauce

🍎 Fruits That Start With P

Papaya: A tropical fruit with orange flesh and black seeds. It has a sweet, musky flavor and is often eaten fresh or used in smoothies or salads.

Passionfruit: A tart fruit with a soft, juicy interior filled with edible seeds. It is commonly used in juice, cocktails, and desserts.

Peach: A sweet fruit with fuzzy skin and juicy flesh that is often eaten fresh or used in desserts such as pies and cobblers.

Pear: A sweet fruit with a slightly grainy texture when ripe. It is often eaten fresh or used in baked goods like tarts or cakes.

Persimmon: An orange fruit native to East Asia that has a unique flavor described as sweet and slightly tangy.

🥦 Vegetables That Start With P

Peas: Small green vegetables that grow in pods. They are often used in soups, stews, salads, and side dishes.

Peppers: Sweet peppers range from green through yellow to red while hot peppers include jalapeños, habaneros and chili peppers. They add flavor to dishes but can also be served on their own grilled or raw for snacking.

Potatoes: Starchy tubers that come in many varieties such as russet potatoes which are good for baking while Yukon golds are good for mashing)

Pumpkin: Large round gourd usually associated with Fall season

Parsnips: Root vegetable similar to carrots but slightly sweeter

🥨 Snacks That Start With P

Popcorn: Popped corn kernels usually flavored with butter or salt

Potato Chips: Thin slices of potato deep-fried until crispy

Pringles: Brand of potato-based snack chips produced by Kellogg’s

Pretzels: Baked twisted bread typically dusted with salt

Peanut Butter Cups: Sweets made of peanut butter filling coated in chocolate popularized by Reese’s brand

🧁 Desserts That Start With P

Pecan Pie: A sweet pie made with pecans, corn syrup and sugar.

Pavlova: A meringue-based dessert topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit like strawberries or kiwi.

Profiteroles: French pastry filled with sweet cream, and often drizzled with chocolate sauce.

Panettone: Italian sweet bread loaf commonly served at Christmas time.

Poached Pears: Pears poached in a spiced red wine syrup that turns the pear flesh reddish-brown color.

🍹 Drinks That Start With P

Pina colada: Cocktail made up of pineapple juice, coconut milk and rum

Pinot noir: Red wine variety usually associated with Burgundy region of France

Peppermint tea: Herbal tea infused with peppermint leaves

Prune Juice: Juice extracted from prune which is dried plum fruit.

🧂 Condiments, Herbs, & Spices That Start With P

Parmesan cheese: Hard Italian cheese that can be grated over pasta or salads for extra flavoring

Pesto Sauce: Thick green sauce made up of basil, pine nuts, garlic and parmesan cheese mixed together in a food processor

Pickles: Vegetables like cucumbers, carrots etc preserved in vinegar brine for an extended shelf life.

Poppy Seeds: Tiny seeds derived from opium poppy plant used as a spice mostly on baked goods

🥩 Meat Dishes That Start With P

Paella: a Spanish dish made with saffron-flavored rice, cooked with chicken, seafood or both.

Pepperoni Pizza: an Italian-American pizza topped with tomato sauce, cheese and slices of pepperoni sausage.

Pho: a Vietnamese soup made from beef broth and rice noodles usually served with thin cuts of beef.

🥗 Vegetarian Dishes That Start With P

Pad Thai: a Thai stir-fry dish made with rice noodles, tofu, vegetables, peanuts and egg.

Paneer Tikka: an Indian dish made by marinating cubes of paneer cheese in spices and then grilling them.

Pesto Pasta: an Italian pasta dish made with basil-based pesto sauce.

💙 Food Brand Names That Start With P

Now that we’ve covered all the foods starting with P pretty thoroughly, let’s end with some popular food-related brands you’ll recognize from grocery stores and local shopping and dining spots.

PepsiCo: an American multinational food and beverage corporation that produces Pepsi Cola drinks among other products.

Pringles: a brand of potato and wheat-based stackable chips produced by Kellogg’s.

Prego: a brand of Italian sauces owned by Campbell Soup Company.

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