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These pepper varieties have no heat at all! The bell pepper is a classic, but there are countless other sweet chili varieties to try growing for yourself.

Habanada Peppers – The Non-Spicy Habanero Variety

We all know about the famous habanero pepper. But have you heard of the habanada pepper? Michael Mazourek of Cornell University developed this variety to have the flavor of a habanero with none of the heat. The name says it all! While many heat-free peppers exist, the plant breeder had a specific goal with this …

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Friggitello Peppers – The Sweet Italian Peperoncino

Peppers first landed on Italian shores in the 1500s, likely coming from Northern Africa to Sicily. They went on to influence southern Italian cuisine for centuries. Now, peppers are grown and used widely across the entirety of Italy (and Europe!). One of the descendants of the earliest peppers brought to Italy are Friggitello peppers, and …

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