Pimientos de Padrón
Pimientos de Padrón peppers are typical Spanish tapas vegetables. They are very mild in taste, and because of this mild taste these green peppers are very suitable as a snack or tapas. These very mild peppers are a very popular snack, especially in Spain. Even though this green pepper is mild, it has a surprise effect as 1 in 10 peppers is spicy.
Fry or grill this mild green pepper in olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt before serving for a delicious tapas vegetable dish or instant snack.
The Pimientos dePadrón peppers originate from the village of Padrón from the Galicia region in Spain. Where they are grown along the banks of the river. At Eminent these peppers are grown by our growers in Spain.
The pungency of a chilli pepper is measured on the Scoville scale. The value of this mild pepper is between 100 to 500 and is the mildest pepper on the Scoville scale. This mild chilli pepper is only available as green pepper and has a length of 3 to 8 cm, a diameter of 1 to 2 cm and a weight of 6 to 10 g.