The jalapeño is by far the most commonly used chile pepper in North America. Jalapeños vary from green to red (as they ripen) and are known for their all-around clean and spicy flavor. Virtually every restaurant that serves Mexican, Southwestern, or Tex-Mex style dishes includes jalapeño in some form! This ground jalapeño is perfect for sauces, dips, jellies, or salsas.
Spice Fun Fact: Jalapeño peppers are named after the town of Jalapa in the state of Veracruz in Mexico and are the most widely used chile peppers in the U.S.