Pimento Piquillo chili

Chili Pepper Files
December 11, 2010

Chili Pepper FilesPimento Piquillo is an Annuum chili pepper, with delicious big pepper-shaped pods.

Pimento PiquilloPimento Piquillo (Capsicum Annuum)

Heat: Mild
Taste/flavour: Bell-pepper-like
Wall thickness: Medium
Plant productivity: Prolific
Number of seeds per pod: Many
Pod lenght: 7 - 8 cm
Average weight of pods (from my harvests): 14 g
Plant height: 40 - 50 cm
Colour: From green to red.

Why grow it?:
To eat the pod, stuffet or roasted, green or red.

Roasted Pimento PiquilloMemo:
A simple way to prepare Piquillo Pimento as tapas: roast them in a hot oven for about ten minutes and serve hot.

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