Question of the Day: Are banana peppers the same as Hungarian peppers?
Quick Answer: Hungarian peppers and banana peppers look very much alike but are very different. Their most significant difference is that banana peppers are mild, with a Scoville Heat Rating of 0-500SHU. On the other hand, Hungarian peppers have a wide heat range of 1,500 to 15,000SHU, considerably higher than banana peppers.
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