Criolla de Cocina Pepper

Species: Capsicum Annuum
Flavor: Sweet, versatile
Scoville Heat Units: 0
Origin: Nicaragua
Pod size: Up to 5-inches long
Main Uses: Frying/grilling, pickling, drying, eating fresh, stuffing



Casa Verde Note: Probably one of the best sweet peppers to grow. They are not super sweet, but they have interesting organic shapes and ripples. Thin-walled, medium producers The flavor is great, and this pepper can bring some new exotic flair to your finished dishes. 

A Nicaraguan heirloom, this pepper is beloved for its sweet and sour salsa, Criolla Campesina. But don’t let that be all it’s used for! This fragrant, richly flavored peeper brings a strong yet subtle peppery taste to any dish—its unique 4-inch wrinkled shape makes it one of the most sought-after peppers since 1988 when first discovered by an intrepid farmer.