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Pepperoncini Chili Peppers

100-500 Scovilles: Also known as Tuscan Peppers, sweet Italian peppers, or golden Greek peppers. They are sweet and mild in flavor, not very hot although they can vary and be found up to a medium heat level.

 

 

How do you pronounce Pepperoncini? pep-per-awn-CHEE-nee

 

The peppers are thin, 2 to 3 inches in length, have wrinkled skin and are usually sold pickled. The skin is a light yellow-green but will turn red as they mature, so you'll find both green and red pepperoncini's in stores, although green is most common. Pickled are also most common, although you can use fresh pepperoncini peppers in recipes, such as pizza sauce.

Greek varieties of the pepperoncini are sweeter and less bitter than the Italian varieties.

Uses

Pepperoncini peppers can be used in a variety of meals - anywhere from soups and sauces and salsas to simple garnishes, sandwiches, salads, and more.

 

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