A pimiento, pimento, or cherry pepper is a variety of large, red, heart-shaped chilli pepper that measures 7 – 10 cm long and 5 – 7 cm wide. The flesh of the pimiento is sweet, succulent, and more aromatic than that of the Red Capsicum (bell pepper). Some varieties of the pimiento type are hot,
Red Capsicum can be used in place or as a substitute for fresh pimentos.
You can also use Roasted Piquillo Peppers ( available at Coles or Woolworths)