Use: New Mexico chile, which typically grows from a green to a ripened red, is popular in the cuisine of the Southwestern United States, the broader Mexican cuisine, and Sonoran and Arizona cuisine, and an integral staple of New Mexican cuisine.
Health Benefits: It has been shown to reduce cholesterol, help stop the spread of prostate cancer cells and lower the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Eating a diet rich in chile may also help you lose weight. Our bodies kick in extra energy and burn more calories to digest chile peppers.
Did you know: New Mexico Chili Peppers come in about 1,500 Scoville heat units, making it half the heat level of a jalapeno