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what are peppadew peppers and if unavailable what is a good substitute??

asked by zazdez about 7 years ago

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pierino
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added about 7 years ago

These are small (think of a golf ball), globular peppers which are tart and mildly hot. Great for stuffing with cheese or another contrasting flavor. Pickled Italian red peppers are about the closest substitute I can think of.

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SKK
SKK
added about 7 years ago

Peppadew peppers are usually available in the grocery story around olive bars. That is less expensive than buying them in jars. You will love them.

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a Whole Foods Market Customer
added about 7 years ago

The peppadew does have a unique flavor. if you try to substutute with a pickled italian pepper you may need to disolve some sugar in the brine. They are usually on par with a sweet pickeled gerkin on the sweetness chart.
you will occasionally find yellow ones as well and they can be substututed for the red.
good luck!

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