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Grilled Piquillo Peppers (12 oz. Jar)

SKU:
70081-single
UPC:
072368700816
Product Weight:
12 oz.
$3.95

Description

DeLallo Roasted Piquillo Peppers are sweet, chargrilled red peppers that are ready to brighten charcuterie boards, antipasto spreads, stuffed pepper appetizers and a number of everyday creations. 

With origins in Spain, the Piquillo is named for its “beak” shape. This unique pepper has a sweet flavor, thin walls and a silky, delicate texture. The pepper’s elongated shape makes it perfect for stuffing with savory fillings to serve as gourmet antipasti or tapas.

Our Piquillo Peppers are naturally harvested at the peak of flavor, and then, they are grilled over an open flame for a smoky chargrilled flavor and a tender bite.

  • Harvested at the peak of flavor.
  • Delicate with a silky, meaty texture.
  • Grilled over an open flame for an irresistible chargrilled smokiness.
  • Elongated shape perfect for stuffing.
  • Convenient gourmet ingredient.
  • Gluten free.
  • Kosher.
  • All natural, no preservatives.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Fat free.
  • Vegan/vegetarian.

Kitchen and Usage Tips:

Grilled Piquillo Peppers add a smoky flavor to hot and cold pasta dishes, grain bowls, pizzas, flatbreads, frittatas, paninis and hummus dips. As tapas and antipasti, Piquillos have a beak shape that is perfect for stuffing with a number of fillings as cold appetizers or baked dishes. Some of our favorite fillings are creamy chicken salad, tuna and capers, herbaceous cream cheese, Italian sausage and more.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are grilled piquillo peppers?

Grilled Piquillo Peppers are sweet, red, elongated peppers native to Spain. They are named for their distinct “beak” like shape. Their beak shape makes them perfect for stuffing with a number of savory fillings. Though they aren’t hot or spicy, Piquillos are actually a variety of chili pepper. They are mild and sweet in flavor, like red bell peppers, but their walls are thinner and more delicate with a silky texture. Grilled Piquillo Peppers are grilled over an open flame for a chargrilled smoky flavor and an enhanced sweetness.

How do I use grilled piquillo peppers?

Grilled Piquillo Peppers can be used much like roasted red bell peppers in everything from pasta and pizza to salads and hummus. They can be cut into strips, chopped or diced. Their elongated shape makes them an excellent stuffing pepper for both hot and cold tapas. Some favorite filling ideas include melty cheeses, Italian sausage, creamy chicken or tuna salad, cream cheese with fresh herbs and more. Their sweet and smoky flavor brings life to all of your favorite everyday recipes.

Are grilled piquillo peppers spicy?

No, Grilled Piquillo Peppers are sweet and smoky with no spiciness.

Are grilled piquillo peppers sweet?

Yes, Grilled Piquillo Peppers are naturally sweet. Their sweetness is really brought out in grilling.

How long does an open jar of grilled piquillo peppers last?

Once a jar is opened, we recommend using Grilled Piquillo Peppers within 2-3 weeks to ensure the freshest flavor and texture. Make sure the peppers are fully submerged in liquid, so as to slow down the degradation process.

What is the difference between grilled piquillo peppers and roasted piquillo peppers?

The difference between Grilled Piquillo Peppers and Roasted Piquillo Peppers is the intensity of their smokiness. While both are the same sweet red pepper with a silky texture, Roasted Piquillo Peppers are slow-roasted, while Grilled Piquillo Peppers are grilled over an open flame for a more chargrilled smoky flavor.

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