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Pepper - Jimmy Nardello

Pepper - Jimmy Nardello

Description

Jimmy Nardello peppers are long and conical in shape, sweet and light when eaten raw. It is considered one of the very best frying peppers as its fruity raw flavor becomes perfectly creamy and soft when fried.

Applications/Techniques

Use is pasta dishes, pizzas, and risottos. Jimmy Nardello peppers pair well with fish, poultry, and lamb. Combine with other sweet peppers to make a gorgeous peperonata or marinated pepper side dish, salad or condiment.

History

This variety of pepper was originally from Basilicata, a southern region of Italy. It takes its name from seed saver Jimmy Nardello, who brought the seeds from Italy while immigrating to Connecticut in the late 1800's.

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