What is Sweet Red Pepper?
There are a number of varieties of sweet red peppers, including red bell peppers, pimentos and red marconi among others. These peppers are all mild in flavor with a sweet and vegetal taste that varies between each type. The skin of these peppers are thin and the flesh is crunchy, crisp and juicy. Some peppers are long and others are round, or bell shaped. The inside of the pepper is hollow and contains seeds. Sweet red peppers can be used fresh, roasted or pickled. Pimentos are often preserved and added to a dish in small amounts for flavor.