Mt Olive Pepperoncini
Registering between 100 and 500 Scoville heat units, the pepperoncini is the less-spicy relative of jalapeno and poblano peppers. Harvested before it has fully matured, the pepperoncini pepper is often confused for the banana pepper because of their similar colors. If left to fully mature, the pepperoncini turn a vibrant red. However, when plucked off the vine when they are between to two to three inches in length, pepperoncini is a bright yellow-green color. In the Italian region of Calabria, the pepperoncini peppers play a pivotal role in the kitchen, adorning many dishes from this locale. In fact, Calabrian chefs love pepperoncini, which they call friggitello, so much that they host an annual festival to celebrate the mouth-watering pepper. The most important thing chefs in Calabria do with the pepperoncini is always thinking up new ways to incorporate it into recipes. From savory pasta sauces to one-of-a-kind appetizers, pepperoncini have limitless potential. The pepperoncini have many names: the Tuscan pepper, the golden Greek pepper, the sweet Italian pepper. Whatever you call it, pepperoncini peppers are a versatile ingredient that can be used in numerous dishes. Whole pepperoncini make it easy to toss some on your favorite salad.
- Gluten Free
- Low Fat
- Cholesterol Free
- Low Calorie
Pepperoncini, Water, Vinegar, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride (Firming Agent), Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Sodium Metabisulfite (Preservative), and Yellow 5.
Free from Cereals and Their Derivatives.
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