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Italian Sweet Chile Peppers
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This item was last sold on : 03/15/12
Italian Sweet peppers are available May to September.
Often referred to as a frying pepper, Italian Sweet peppers have a rich green color that gradually turns red, a medium thick flesh, and are slightly curved. They taper to a pointed end and measure about six or seven inches in length and one-and-one-half to two inches in diameter. Elongated and cylindrical in form, this chile offers a warm crisp bite. Scoville units: 1-4 (100-2500)
Mostly water, peppers are low in calories. Having lots of vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid, they are high in dietary fiber.
Italian Sweet peppers are usually fried in olive oil and served as a side dish. They give a sweet warm flavor to sauces, stir-fries, casseroles, dips, relishes, soups and stews. Finely dice and add to favorite pasta dishes. Roast and peel, then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Perfect for stuffing. Sauté with onions; top frankfurters or sausage entrees. Garnish finished dishes with fresh chilies. This versatile chile is one of the best peppers for salads, sautéing, frying, freezing and canning.
In Basilicata,in Italy's southern region, these peppers are dried in the sun for eating during the winter. Reconstituted in water or fried in oil until crispy, the peppers are added to perk up Italian scrambled egg dishes. In northern Piedmont, whole peppers are pickled under grape pomace and served with bagna cauda. Sicilians enjoy peppers baked with a pine nut and bread crumb stuffing. In the Naples area, sweet green pickling peppers are called "friarelli." Italians also love them gently stewed with tomatoes, garlic and onion.