Fresh Tierra Chiles

Chilaca chile

Chilaca

Chilaca chile peppers are long and thin with a slightly curved and flattened shape. They measure 6 to 9 inches long and are typically about 1 inch in diameter. These chiles are dark green when immature and ripen to a deep brown chocolate color. The Chilaca chile rates 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville units. Relative heat rating: 3-4

Chilaca Red Aji

Chilaca Red Aji

Chilaca chile peppers are long and thin with a slightly curved and flattened shape. They measure 6 to 9 inches long and are typically about 1 inch in diameter. These chiles are dark green when immature and ripen to a deep brown chocolate color. The Chilaca chile rates 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville units. Relative heat rating: 3-4


Hungarian Heat

Hungarian Wax

The Hungarian chile pepper is thin-skinned with a waxy exterior. Yellow when immature to bright red orange when fully mature. It has a sweet pepper flavor and heat which varies depending upon variety and maturity of the pepper. Fully mature Hungarian Hot chiles are at their hottest at the red stage. The Scoville range for Hungarian Hot peppers on average is 5,000 to 15,000. Relative heat rating: 4-5

Jalapeno Serrano Medley

Jalapeno Serrano Medley

The green Jalapeno is the immature stage which ripens to deep red when fully mature. The Jalapeno chile rates at 2,500 to 5,000 Scoville units. Relative heat rating: 5.5. The Serrano chile is smaller and more elongated in shape, green when immature and bright red at full maturity. The Serrano chile rates 10,000 to 25,000 Scoville units. Relative heat rating: 7


Jingle Bells Chiles

Jingle Bells

Sweet bell-type pepper measuring 2 to 2.5 inches long. Matures from green to bright red. Enjoy using these in salads, stir-fry or stuffed for hors d'oeuvres.
The Jingle Bells peppers rate zero Scoville units. Relative heat rating: 0

Misilla Chile

Mesilla

Mesilla chiles are a hydrbid-type Cayenne named for the region of New Mexico where these chiles originated. They measure 10 inches long by 1.5 inches wide. Initially green, they turn red when older. Green chiles are eaten in many ways suchas as chile rellenos. Red chiles are used for spicing and sauces. The Mesilla chile rates 2,000 to 4,000 Scoville units.


New Mexico Sun Medley Chile

New Mexico Anaheim Medley

Green Anaheim chile peppers are the immature chiles with a mild, sweet flavor. At maturity, the chiles turn red in color and are significantly smaller. A mild-flavored chile, it ranges 500 to 2,500 units on the Scoville scale. Relative heat: 2-3

Paradicsom Chile

Paradicsom

Hungarian pepper also known as the pumpkin pepper because of its shape. The peppers are used in salads, fresh salsas, roasted, fried and stuffed. The pepper is about 1 inch thick and 3 to 3.5 inches in diameter. The Paradicsom rates zero Scoville units. Relative heat: 0


Pimiento Chile

Pimiento

The pimiento is also called the cherry pepper. It measures 3 to 4 inches long and 2 to 3 inches wide. Pimiento translates to "pepper" from Spanish. It is bright red and shaped like a heart. This pepper is not overly spicy, being rather mild and sweet to the taste. The spice powder, paprika, is made from dried pimiento peppers. The Pimiento rates 100 to 500 Scoville units. Relative heat: 1

Pimiento Chile

Pimiento Classic

The pimiento is also called the cherry pepper. It measures 3 to 4 inches long and 2 to 3 inches wide. Pimiento translates to "pepper" from Spanish. It is bright red and shaped like a heart. This pepper is not overly spicy, being rather mild and sweet to the taste. The spice powder, paprika, is made from dried pimiento peppers. The Pimiento rates 100 to 500 Scoville units. Relative heat: 1


Poblano Chile

Poblano

Poblano peppers are a mild variety of chili pepper. They have thick, dark-green skin and a wide base which tapers to a point and are mild to medium-hot. Poblano peppers are good candidates for roasting. The Poblano rates 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville units. Relative heat: 3

Red Aji Chile

Red Aji

Aji chiles start off green, maturing to yellow and then a dark red color. Aji Panca has a berry-like, fruity flavor and an aromatic, smoky taste with a mild lingering heat. The Aji chile rates 45,000 to 75,000 Scoville units. Relative heat: 8


Red Habanero Chile

Red Habanero

Characteristically lantern shaped, the Red Habanero chile averages about 2 inches long and about 1 to 2 inches wide. The skin ripens from green to red once fully mature. The fully mature Red Habanero will be sweeter and offers a fruitier flavor than that of the green variety. The Habanero rates 200,000 to 300,000 Scoville units. Relative heat: 10

Red Poblano Chile

Red Poblano

Poblano peppers are a mild variety of chile pepper. The ripened red Poblano is hotter and more flavorful than the less ripe green Poblano. Poblano peppers are mild to medium-hot. Poblano peppers are good candidates for roasting. The Poblano rates 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville units. Relative heat: 3


Sweet Chery Medley Chiles

Sweet Cherry Medley

Sweet Cherry peppers are 1 to 2 inches in width and height. They are bright red to orange when mature. This juicy pepper variety is sweet, slightly tart and mildly spicy. They can be sliced and diced to add color and flavor to your favorite recipes. The Sweet Cherry pepper rates 100 - 3500 Scoville units. Relative heat: 1-3

Sweet Gypsy Chile

Sweet Gypsy

Sweet Gypsy peppers measure anywhere from 2 inches to 4 to 6 inches in length and are typically about 1 inch in diameter. These chiles are a light greenish-yellow in color, changing to orange and then red when fully mature. They are well-suited for roasting and grilling. The Sweet Gypsy rates zero Scoville units. Relative heat: 0


Szentesi Chile

Szentesi

Classic Hungarian pepper which measures 4 inches long by 2 inches wide. Peppers are mildly hot and turn from lime green to red when mature. The Szentesi pepper rates 1,000 to 3,500 Scoville units. Relative heat: 1-3

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Chilaca

Chilaca chile peppers are long and thin with a slightly curved and flattened shape. They measure 6 to 9 inches long and are typically about 1 inch in diameter. These chiles are dark green when immature and ripen to a deep brown chocolate color. The Chilaca chile rates at 1,000 to 2,000 Scoville units.