According to Nutrition Data, red bell peppers are a type of vegetable that contains carbohydrates. A medium-sized red bell pepper weighs 119 grams and contains 7 grams of carbohydrates, accounting for 2 percent of an average person's daily carbohydrate intake.
Though red bell peppers contain carbohydrates and are mostly composed of sugars, Nutrition Data states that they are still essential to a well-balanced diet. A red bell pepper supplies the following percentages of daily nutritional requirements: 10 percent of fiber, 75 percent of Vitamin A, 253 percent of Vitamin C and 7 percent of potassium. These peppers are also low in fat, cholesterol and sodium.