Sold as a bunch of ~454g / 1 lb
Originating from South America, Jalapeño Peppers hold a dark green color when young, but turn scarlet when ripe; likewise, they get progressively hotter (& sweeter) the older they get, eventually turning bright red. Known as chipotle once they have been dried & smoked, and take on a deep, sweet flavor with the slightest note of chocolate
Seasonal all-year round
- Everything Mexican!
- Vitamin Rich!: Like other peppers, Jalapeño Peppers are a rich source of vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps prevent damage from free radicals, rogue molecules that can cause cell damage in your body. They also supply a good amount of vitamin A, which supports skin and eye health!
- Full of Capsaicin: The Scoville scale measures the capsaicin in peppers, ranking Jalapeño Peppers as medium on the scale, with 2,500 to 8,000 Scoville heat units per pepper. Capsaicin has impressive health benefits as an anti-inflammatory & vasodilator that promotes healthy blood flow, and has also shown promise for weight reduction by increasing energy expenditure after consumption!
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.