is a mild variety of Capsicum annuum
, and is also referred to as California chile
, and dried as chile seco del norte
. Anaheim peppers are used in many Mexican and New Mexicandihes.
The heat of Anaheim peppers is ranged from 500-2500 SHU (Scoville Heat Unit), with some varieties grown in New Mexico can reach 4500-5000 SHU. These cultivars are hotter than others, so as to suit the tastes of New Mexicans in their traditional foods.
Dried red Anaheim peppers
Green Anaheim peppers
Forest & Kim Starr