Poblano Peppers, 9 Ways

Last Updated July 22, 2017
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Poblano peppers are a mild Mexican version of its spicier relatives like jalapeño and red chiles. They're wonderful to use in soups and stews, and their larger size makes them ideal for stuffing. When dried, it's called ancho chili, and it's a must-have for many rubs and BBQ sauces.

Vegetarian Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Cook grains ahead to save time. Liquid amounts listed are standard, but you may need to adjust them according to specific package instructions. This is vegan, too.

Poblano Crema

Poblanos have a not-so-spicy yet peppery-filled flavor that really adds something special to sandwiches – or use this as a dip for your veggies!

Poblano Corn Bread

poblano cornbread
This cornbread is a staple of the Garces’ family Thanksgiving table. A roasted chile lends a subtle spice to this classic, and an ample addition of smoky cheddar provides holiday-worthy richness. It...

Fire-Roasted Poblano Guacamole

Fire-Roasted Poblano Guacamole
The roasted poblanos give this guacamole a wonderful smoky flavor. Cesar Sanchez is a master of fire-roasted peppers and salsas that he started making for friends at cookouts in his hometown of...

Ancho Coffee & Eggplant Black Bean Chili

Like beans, bacon and coffee for breakfast? Combine them for dinner! Coffee lends a hearty dimension to this black bean chili. Try smoked jowl for this: The pig’s cheeks make for tasty bacon. Or...

Ancho Chile Rack of Lamb

Ancho Chile Rack of Lamb
A perfect taste of the Southwest.

Ancho Old Fashioned Cocktail

Ancho Old Fashioned Cocktail
That's right, there's chili-infused liqueur in this one and it's delightful.
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