Seasonal Chiles to Spice Up Summer

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Chili Peppers

Kick the goodness up a notch!


What better way to spice up your regular meals than with a flavor kick from a red hot chile pepper? At Sprouts, you can explore a range of heat-packed peppers from a mild and sweet Shishito to the extra hot Carolina Reaper. Are you up for the challenge?

Let’s find your perfect pepper match!

Shishito pepper
Shishito Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 50–200

Use: With a fresh, citrus-like flavor, this pepper makes a great appetizer when lightly grilled to bring out its sweeter side.

Anaheim Chile
Anaheim Chile

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 500–2,500

Use: Also known as Hatch Chiles, this mild pepper has a sweet, tangy and smokey flavor. It's ideal for roasting or adding to a recipe in place of bell pepper for extra spice.

Jalapeno pepper
Jalapeño Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 5,000

Use: These medium-sized peppers are great for roasting, broiling and even baking to add a little spice to a sweeter dish, like cornbread!

Pasilla Pepper
Poblano Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 250–3,999

Use: This dried pepper is mostly used in sauces or ground into seasonings to add an earthy, smokey flavor to your dish with a little spice.

Serrano Pepper
Serrano Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 10,000–23,000

Use: Best when roasted, these chile peppers add next-level heat to salsas, chili’s, soups or homemade hot sauces.

Habanero
Habanero Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 100,000–350,000

Use: This super fiery pepper has floral and fruity notes, but don’t let that fool you. These are very hot—remove the inner white stem to reduce its kick.

Shishito pepper
Shishito Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 50–200

Use: With a fresh, citrus-like flavor, this pepper makes a great appetizer when lightly grilled to bring out its sweeter side.

Anaheim Chile
Anaheim Chile

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 500–2,500

Use: Also known as Hatch Chiles, this mild pepper has a sweet, tangy and smokey flavor. It's ideal for roasting or adding to a recipe in place of bell pepper for extra spice.

Jalapeno pepper
Jalapeño Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 5,000

Use: These medium-sized peppers are great for roasting, broiling and even baking to add a little spice to a sweeter dish, like cornbread!

Pasilla Pepper
Poblano Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 250–3,999

Use: This dried pepper is mostly used in sauces or ground into seasonings to add an earthy, smokey flavor to your dish with a little spice.

Serrano Pepper
Serrano Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 10,000–23,000

Use: Best when roasted, these chile peppers add next-level heat to salsas, chili’s, soups or homemade hot sauces.

Habanero
Habanero Pepper

Heat level: Scoville Heat Units: 100,000–350,000

Use: This super fiery pepper has floral and fruity notes, but don’t let that fool you. These are very hot—remove the inner white stem to reduce its kick.


 

Can you take the heat? Try these recipes!


SStrawberry Jalapeno Salsa

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa


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Pasilla & Corn Flatbread

Poblano & Corn Flatbread


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Honey Habanero Chopped Salad

Honey Habanero Chopped Salad


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