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Pimientos

Other names: Pimentos

Pimento is the Spanish word for pepper. The pimento is a large red sweet pepper, heart shaped, with a sweeter flavor than a bell pepper. Pimentos are packed in tins and jars either strips, sliced or diced. They are the little pepper used to stuff Spanish green olives. This is the same pepper harvested to make paprika.
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Equivalents

2-oz jar   =   1/4 cup (diced pimento)
4-oz jar, diced = 1/2 cup
2oz jar diced = 1/4 cup
4oz jar diced = 1/2 cup

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