Are Banana Peppers Hotter Than Pepperoncinis? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Banana Peppers Hotter Than Pepperoncinis?

Question of the Day: Are banana peppers hotter than pepperoncinis?

Quick Answer: Banana peppers and pepperoncinis taste roughly the same in terms of heat. On the Scoville Heat Scale, banana peppers rate 0-500SHU and pepperoncinis 100-500SHU. This is too small a difference to be noticeable to any but the most sensitive pallets.

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