The Babaco fruit is torpedo shaped with five deep longitudinal furrows that resemble the shape of a star. The fruit's skin is smooth and thin and when fully rip will turn golden yellow in color.
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Banana Chile Peppers
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This item was last sold on : 07/24/14
Banana chile peppers are available May to September.
Narrow, long and tapering, this creamy-yellow to yellow-green, waxy chile measures about three to five inches long. A very mild chile, its gentle flavor is somewhat fruity and sweet. The hot form of this chile is known as Hungarian wax. Scoville units: 0-100
Containing more vitamin A than any other food plant, chiles provide an excellent source of vitamin C and the B vitamins, plus significant amounts of iron, thiamin, niacin, magnesium and riboflavin.
Banana peppers are often pickled. Keep whole or slice into rings, cover with salt and vinegar and let sit for at least a week. Puree diced peppers and cook with prepared mustard, sugar, honey and vinegar for a spicy condiment. To store keep dry and refrigerate. Wash hands with soapy water after handling chilies to prevent irritation to eyes, face and skin.
Native to Hungary and introduced in 1932, this chile is now grown in Mexico and the United States. Used most often in its immature yellow state, it is also known as Banana chile or sweet banana. A very productive plant, the banana-shaped fruits change from a pale yellow to orange to red during a sixty-five day growing season.
Recipes that include Banana Chile Peppers. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Local Kitchen||Pickled Peppers|
|Michael Ruhlman||Michael Symon's Pickled Chillis|
|allrecipes.com||Hot Pepper Mustard|
|Greek Gourmand||Grilled Banana Pepper Salad|
|All Recipes.com||BBQ Feta and Hot Banana Pepper Turkey Burgers|
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