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    Kitchen Dictionary: pimiento

    Pronounced: pih-MYEHN-toh

    A large, red, heart-shaped sweet pepper 3-4 inches long and 2-3 inches wide. Pimiento is Spanish for "pepper." The flesh is sweet, succulent and more aromatic than that of the red bell pepper. Pimientos are the familiar red stuffing found in green olives. Pimento is the name of the tree from which allspice comes.


    Season: available year-round

    Substitutions: 1 tbsp dried sweet red pepper rehydrated = 1 tbsp chopped pimento; 2-3 tbsp chopped fresh red bell pepper

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    Nutrition Facts

    Calculated for 1 cup
    Amount Per Serving %DV
    Calories 44
    Calories from Fat 5 (11%)
    Total Fat 0.6g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
    Trans Fat 0.0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 26mg 1%
    Potassium 303mg 8%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.8g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
    Sugars 3.6g
    Protein 2.1g 4%

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