Jalapeno

A key ingredient in salsa, the Jalapeno is a variety of hot pepper that has a unique warm burning sensation when eaten. Jalapenos are an excellent source of vitamin C if you can withstand their powerful bite.  Mature jalapenos are 2–3½ inches long and are commonly picked and consumed while still green, but occasionally they are allowed to fully ripen and turn crimson red. Originating in Mexico, Jalapenos are widely cultivated in the state of Veracruz and in the Delicias, Chihuahua area. Jalapenos are sold canned, sliced, and pickled and are added to many products during pr..

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