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Poblano Peppers

500-2,500 Scoville units

One of Mexico's most popular peppers, poblanos (pictured on the left) actually come from Puebla — the Mexican state where Cinco de Mayo is observed. Poblano peppers start out purplish or green in hue, eventually becoming a dark red-black as they ripen, resembling a bell pepper (pictured on the right), but not as large and pointed at the bottom. They tend to be as mild as Anaheim peppers, although occasionally a poblano will show serious heat. Poblanos are fried, stuffed, or used to make poblano sauces like mole poblano. When they're dried, they become ancho chilis.

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GummiBears GummiBears 3 years
Now that is interesting. All this time I thought ancho and poblano peppers were two different things.

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