Also called Ancho Pepper in its dried form, the Poblano is a pepper of many wonderful uses including salsa, grilling, stir fries or stuffed for chile rellenos and substituted in any dish for bell pepper. It is sweet, but with enough spicy bite to be in the hot pepper category.
Poblano peppers are upright 24' tall plants with fruits that are 4-5" long. One of the most popular peppers grown, when dried it’s most often used for chile powder. It is really easy to make your own by drying strips of Poblano in a fruit drier and grinding them up when completely dry in a coffee grinder. Presto!
Another good way to serve Poblanos is to char the skin and peel the char under running water and serve either stuffed or sliced and sauteed in any dish!
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