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A recipe to highlight Colorado's famous Pueblo chile peppers


Last updated 9/16/2020 at 11:57am

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Southeastern Colorado's hot dry summer days, rich soil and pure water provide the perfect environment for growing chile peppers. Pueblo chile pungency ranges between 5,000 and 20,000 Scoville Heat Units and are comparable to moderate jalapeno peppers. Look for Colorado chiles at your local grocery store, farmers' market or at restaurants across the state.

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