Ancho Chile Peppers
Also Known As: Dried Poblano Peppers or Ancho Chili Peppers
Ingredients: Ancho Chile Peppers
Taste and Aroma: Mild heat, sweet, rich and a raisin like flavor.
Uses: Mole sauce, soups, salsa, sauces, enchiladas and Mexican Cuisine.
Substitutes: Ancho Chile Powder, Smoked Serrano Chile Peppers, Pasilla Chile Powder and New Mexico Chile Peppers.
Fun Fact: Ancho Chile Peppers, meaning wild chili peppers, are simply the dried version of the extremely popular Poblano Pepper.