Fresh Three Nose Village Peppers
Country Of Origin: Turkey
Three nose peppers are available year-round.
The three nose village peppers are long and thick and have a straight to curved, conical shape that tapers into a thick point with three noses on the tip. The skin is smooth and waxy with shallow ridges and deep green in colour. It has flavours that are subtly sweet, earthy, and smoky in taste.
The peppers can be sliced thinly onto salads, pizzas, or sandwiches. It can be mixed with other vegetables and meats in stir-fries, stirred into casseroles, sprinkled over tacos, roasted whole, or added to soups, stews, and halved, stuffed, and baked with cheeses, meats, and grains.
The village peppers are a good source of vitamins A, C, E and K, manganese, iron, copper, folate, and potassium. The peppers are also a source of capsaicin, which has anti-inflammatory properties and contains beta-carotene and the phytonutrient lutein-zeaxanthin, which provides antioxidant benefits.