Corno di Toro Pepper (Carmen Italian Sweet Pepper)

Corno di Toro Pepper (Carmen Italian Sweet Pepper)


Scientific Classification

Capsicum annuum

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The Corno di Toro pepper is sometimes called Bull’s Horn Chile Pepper or Cowhorn Pepper. The name of this Italian Cubanelle type heirloom translates as “horn of the bull”. Long 8-inch tapered, bull-horn shaped, peppers are sweet and mature from glossy green to either red, yellow or orange. They are great fresh or roasted. Brought to this country by Italian immigrants and widely used in sauces ever since.

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