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pi·mien·to

(pĭ-mĕn′tō, -myĕn′tō) or pi·men·to (-mĕn′tō)
n. pl. pi·mien·tos or pi·men·tos
1. A garden pepper (Capsicum annuum) having a mild, sweet, red fruit.
2. The fruit of this plant, used in cooking, in salads, and as a stuffing for green olives.

[Spanish; see pimento.]

pimiento

(pɪˈmjɛntəʊ; -ˈmɛn-)
n, pl -tos
(Plants) a Spanish pepper, Capsicum annuum, with a red fruit used raw in salads, cooked as a vegetable, and as a stuffing for green olives. Also called: pimento
[variant of pimento]

pi•men•to

(pɪˈmɛn toʊ)

n., pl. -tos.
1. the red, mild-flavored fruit of the sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum, used esp. as a stuffing for olives.
2. the plant itself.
[1665–75; alter. of Sp pimiento pepper plant, masculine derivative of pimienta pepper fruit < Late Latin pigmenta spiced drink]

pimiento

A small, red, mild, Spanish pepper, used in salads or as a stuffing for green olives.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pimiento - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruitspimiento - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
2.pimiento - fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
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1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimientos with juice 1 (16-ounce) package shredded mild Cheddar cheese 1/2 to 3/4 cup Hellmann's mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon each salt, white pepper, and black pepper 1/2 to 7 teaspoon Tony Cavender's seasoning In a large bowl, stir all Ingredients together.
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Our selection consisted of: Croquetas de jamony pollo, chicken and Serrano ham croquettes; Pimientos con queso, sweet bell peppers stuffed with cheese; Chorizo Espanola, sliced Spanish sausage in a piquant sauce; Patatas bravas, deep fried potato pieces in a spicy tomato sauce; Tzatziki, goats yoghurt dip with garlic and cucumber served with pitta bread; Stifado, a diced beef stew; Garidas saganaki, tiger prawns in a tomato and feta sauce.
Pimientos de padron are special because although most are mildandsweet, the occasional one blows your head off.
Tomake 40 you will need two 150g (5oz) soft goat's cheese, 4 tbsp fresh chopped mint, 400g (14oz) can pimientos, drained, 4 large flour tortillas and mint sprigs to garnish.
Grocery stores often sell pimientos preserved in oil, but the fruits are also good for eating fresh or cooked.
1 (4-ounce) jar piquillo peppers, with their juice, or pimientos, preferably fire-roasted, with their juice, plus 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
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No 5, empanadillas de atun y pimientos piquillo - hard to spell, easy to eat, a tuna and roasted pepper pastry (uncannily like a tuna bridie - fab).
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