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SWEET PEPPERS
PEPPER
ORIGIN
FLAVOR/HEAT
SHAPE
COLOR(S)
COMMON COOKING USE
BANANA
Hungary; also known as Hungarian Yellow Wax or Sweet Banana
Very mild heat; sweet, fruity flavor
Short, tapered
Yellow
Pickling, sandwiches, salads, stuffed peppers
BELL
Central or South America
No heat, sweet flavor
Blocky, may be up to 7 inches long
Green, red, yellow, orange, cream, lavender, dark purple, brown
Green salads, pasta salads, sandwiches, stuffed peppers, shish kabob
CORNO DI TORO
Italy
Sweet, very mild
Tapered, like a bull's horn
Yellow, red
Salads, frying
HUNGARIAN SWEET
Europe
No heat or very mild, sweet flavor
Long, narrow
Yellow
Pickled, made into relishes, or used fresh in salads
ITALIAN
Italy
No heat, sweet flavor
Long, medium width, tapered at end
Green
Fried for sausage and pepper sandwiches, in stir fries, fresh in green salads
MARCONI
Italy
Sweet, no heat
Three-lobed, long (up to 12 inches), tapered
Red, yellow
Salads, frying
PEPPER
ORIGIN
FLAVOR/HEAT
SHAPE
COLOR(S)
COMMON COOKING USE
PAPRIKA
Hungary
Sweet, no heat or very mild
Broad, elongated, may be heart-shaped
Deep red
May be dried and ground into powder to flavor Hungarian dishes
PIMENTO
Spain
No heat
Small, heart-shaped
Red
Fresh in salads and vegetable dishes; or canned to add color to casseroles and stuff olives
ROCOTILLO
Peru
Very mild, sweet
Small, resembles a patty-pan squash
Red
Raw condiment with roasted meats or cooked beans

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