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.

De Pimientos de Padron zijn de typisch Spaanse tapas groente


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De Pimientos de Padron zijn het hele jaar beschikbaar uit het land van herkomst Spanj Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

The Pimientos de Padrón are available all year round from the country of origin, Spain. They are available from week 1 to week 52.

Storage Advice

Het beste is om de Spaanse peper in de groentelade van de koelkast te bewaren     Bewaar de Pimientos de Padron op een temperatuur tussen de 8 en 10 graden Celsius
Spanish chilli peppers last longer if you store them the right way. What is our storage advice? It is best to keep Spanish chilli peppers in the fridge's vegetable drawer at a temperature between 8°C and 10°C.

Nturitional Value

Per 100g
 Energy (kcal)
19 kcal
2,5 g
0,1 g
0,8 g
2,5 g
0 mg

Where can I buy Pimientos de Padrón?

Pimientos de Padrón peppers are available in the Eminent Food webshop. This webshop has been specially developed for all vegetable exporters, wholesalers and vegetable specialty stores in the Netherlands.
Bestel eenvoudig en snel de Pimientos de Padron pepers via de webshop van Eminent Food Order Pimientos de Padrón in our webshop!


The Spanish chillies are available in various packaging: in 6 x 150 grams packaging, 10 x 200 grams packaging and individually in 2 kg packaging. All packaged peppers contain an information card with fun tips, facts and trivia about our chili peppers.

Serving Suggestions

These green chilli peppers are very mild and are a real Spanish delicacy. They are used as a typical tapas dish. Unlike other peppers, this Spanish chilli pepper is not spicy. Pimientos de Padrón peppers are often fried in olive oil and sprinkled with coarsely ground salt. Tapas often consists of small dishes and are usually Spanish. Are you looking for a vegetarian addition to your tapas evening? The Padrón pepper is popular and a very good addition!