Ancho Chilies are described as sweet with an earthy, yet fruity, flavor.
They also have a mild paprika flavor with slight tobacco and jalapeño notes.
They are considered mild heat chilies. Ancho Chilies are reddish-brown in color and are grown in Mexico’s central region.
They are known as Poblano Chilies when they are in their fresh, green state.
In their whole state, the chilies are shaped like a heart and are among the largest chilies in Mexico.
McCormick Culinary Ground Ancho Chile Pepper is pure ancho chile peppers grounded perfectly to deliver a sweet, fruity and earthy flavor with mild heat.
Add to soups, salad dressings, marinades, pasta dishes, pizza sauces, tacos, burritos and fajitas for extra flavor with a mild kick.