How well do you know the delicious Pepperoncini pepper?
Challenge your pepperoncini knowledge with our 10 question pop quiz! We’ll see how well you know this delicious pepper’s heat, flavor, history, and more.
Some answers are easy – others a little more tricky. But all of the answers to our pop quiz can be found on PepperScale. Where to start? Read through our pepperoncini 101 guide. All of the answers to our quiz can be found there or via one of the posts on the pepperoncini that the guide links to. Have fun!
How hot is the pepperoncini in Scoville heat units?
0 to 100
100 to 500
500 to 1,000
1,000 to 2,500
2,500 to 5,000
Which of these peppers is considered the doppelgänger to the pepperoncini?
What's the most common way to find pepperoncini in grocery stores?
Fresh, next to the jalapeños
Pickled, next to the pickles
Dried, next to the ancho and chipotle peppers
Where do pepperoncini originate?
Which is hotter? A pepperoncini or a shishito pepper?
Which Capsicum do pepperoncini belong to?
What do fresh pepperoncini (not pickled) taste like?
If you want a heat bump with a similar flavor, which of these chilies is the best pepperoncini substitute?
Hungarian Wax Pepper
If you're growing pepperoncini, when is the best time to harvest them?
When their in their yellowish green state
When they are fully ripe (pink to red) state
What's the typical length of the pepperoncini pepper?