Vizcaino chili pepper

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September 03, 2013

Chili Pepper FilesVizcaino is a Annuum chili pepper, with big sweet pods that can be harvested green or ripe.


Vizcaino (Capsicum Annuum)

Heat: Sweet
Taste/flavour: Bell-pepper-like, aromatic
Wall thickness: Medium
Plant productivity: Medium
Number of seeds per pod: Many
Pod lenght: 12 - 15 cm
Average weight of pods (from my harvests): 20 g
Plant height: 60 cm
Colour: From dark green to bright red.

Why grow it?:
Vizcaino are sweet and large, they're usualy stir-fried but can be also roasted or baked.
The plant is productive and satisfying, and the fruits are crisp and tasty, although the skin is too thick.

VizcainoStir-fried Vizcaino
Cut some Vizcaino pods into halves, remove seeds and stems, then cut into long slices.
Fry for 7-8 minutes on medium heat until they become softer and start to brown.
Serve hot or at room temperature.

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Author: norma chang (URL)

The Vizcaino is a pretty pepper and is so versatile.

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