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Ancho Chile Powder

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Ancho Chile Powder is made from ground, dried Ancho chiles, which are the sweetest and most mild of dried chile family. Ancho chile peppers, when fresh, are otherwise known as poblano peppers. Use ground ancho chile peppers to thicken and spice up sauces or salsas. Commonly used in tamale recipes. Because of its dark, rich color and sweet, mild flavor, dried ancho chile powder can often be found in many different spice blends.

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More Uses:

Breakfast Burritos: Fold into scrambled eggs and wrap in a tortilla with cooked sausage, peppers, onion, and spinach

Salsa: Add 1 to 2 tsp. to your favorite salsa recipe for mild heat and subtle smokiness.

Ancho Chile Powder Q&A

What is Ancho Chile Powder?

Ancho chile powder is a rich and dark chile powder that's mild and sweet in flavor and is used to thicken sauces or add spice without adding actual heat.

Dried ancho chiles equal how much in chile powder?

Around 2-4 dried ancho chiles equal about 1/4 a cup of ancho chile powder when ground.

Is ancho chile powder spicy?

Ancho chile powder is not spicy, as it ranks around a 1 out of 10 in overall spice level. It's more of a mild and sweet chile than a spicy chile.

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