Aleppo pepper

Aleppo pepper


The Aleppo pepper is a variety of "Capsicum annuum" named after the town Aleppo in northern Syria. Most Aleppo peppers are grown in Syria.


It has a moderate heat level with some fruitiness and mild, cumin-like undertones.

Aleppo pepper may also refer to a dried, granulated spice made from Aleppo peppers that is also produced in Syria. It is similar to paprika, but coarser, and is only moderately spicy.

ee also

*List of capsicum cultivars

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