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Pasilla Negro Chile Powder

Chile, Pasilla Negro, Ground

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1/2 Cup Jar  
Net 2.65oz
1/2 Cup Bag  
Net 2.65oz
1 Cup Bag  
Net 5.55oz

1/2 Cup Jar - $10.35
Bottle Size: 4.25" x 2"
(Per Ounce Cost: $3.91)

1/2 Cup Bag - $9.55
Bag Size: 9" x 6"
(Per Ounce Cost: $3.60)

1 Cup Bag - $12.85
Bag Size: 7" x 4.25"
(Per Ounce Cost: $2.32)

Pasilla Negro Chile Powder Details

Chiles & Paprikas

The pasilla negro along with the mulato and the ancho, form the holy trinity of chiles used to prepare a traditional mole. In fact, we use pasilla negro powder in our Mexican Mole blend. Fresh pasilla negro is known as a Chilaca chile but it is the flavor that develops as it dries that is sought after; rich and berry-like with noticeable notes of herbs. This dark purplish brown chile powder rates a 4-5 on a heat scale of 1-10.

Use ground pasilla negro to season Mexican favorites like enchiladas and tacos. We recommend adding it to soups, stews or dishes like meatloaf. Try pasilla negro in salsas and cream sauces, particularly sauces for fish.

The word Pasilla comes from the word 'pasa' which means little black raisin.

The pasilla negro is called for in many traditional Mexican recipes, but is also great for adding spice to corn chowder, meat loaf and stews. This chile is also excellent in salsas and cream sauces, particularly sauces for fish.

Spice Map - Mexico
Pasilla Negro chiles are native to Mexico.

Pasilla Negro Chile Powder Flavor

This Mexican chile is sharp with rich berry flavor, complex herbal notes, and medium heat (4-5 on a scale of 1-10).

Pasilla Negro Chile Powder Uses

Add to corn chowder, meatloaf, and stews. Try in salsas and cream sauces, particularly sauces for fish.

Pasilla Negro Chile Powder Recipe

For 6-7 T of mix: Blend 3 T ground pasilla negro with 1 T dried onion and tomato powder, 1 1/2 t dried garlic and kosher salt, 3/4 t Mexican oregano, 1/4 t ground allspice and anise, and 1/8 t thyme and cumin

Pasilla Negro Chile Powder Reviews