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Are pimientos just red sweet bell peppers?

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Diana B is a trusted home cook.

asked over 4 years ago

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added over 4 years ago


Similar but, no, they're two different varieties of sweet pepper.

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added over 4 years ago

Nope- it is its own self. Also known as cherry peppers, they are smaller and can range from sweet to spicy.

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added over 4 years ago

They are different, as many a southerner would tell you. BUT you can make your own pimientos with red bell pepper, and in most cases no one would be the wiser. My great-grandmother, who makes the entire family a big batch of pimiento cheese every week, boils her red bell peppers, but I prefer to roast mine under the broiler. Then remove the skin and chop.

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Diana B

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added over 4 years ago

Thank you!

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