The Pimiento is a variety of large, red, heart-shaped chili pepper that is sweet, succulent and aromatic.
Pimientos are only one of several stuffings commonly used in green olives; others include onions, garlic, and sardines.
Pimientos, sweet red peppers, are the most colorful.
Today, many olives are stuffed with pimiento paste rather than actual pimientos because it’s easier to handle and can be cut into small, stuffable pieces that fit each olive hole perfectly.
The word Pimiento means “bell pepper” in Spanish.
Pimentos are also commonly used for making pimento cheese.