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Belongs to Capsicum annuum and is cultivated in Spain. Guindilla is elongated and curved, measuring 1,5 to 5 inches long and 0,25 to 0,5 inch wide. The green inmature pod has a mild pungency and green been flavor. As guindilla matures, it becomes more pungent. The red guindilla is medium-hot with a sweet flavour. In the Spanish Basque country, guindilla is served as a tapas or vegetable, fried with garlic in olive oil. The red guindilla is dried and used as a flavoring component in dishes such as dried cod al pil pil and gambas al pil pil. Heat scale: Mild to hot.
Scoville units: 100 - 2500