Frieda's Specialty Produce - Yellow Cubanelle Peppers

Overview

What is a Yellow Cubanelle pepper?

  • Cubanelle Peppers are long, tapered at the end and are pale to medium yellow in color. These peppers are a 6 out of 10 on the Scoville heat scale.

How to Eat

  • These peppers are great chopped into salad dressings, placed over vegetables or baked into cornbread. Add to salsas and Latin dishes, also ideal for stuffing and used in mole sauces.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamins A and C.

How to Choose

  • Choose peppers that are firm, unwrinkled, with shiny skins. Dry lines or striations are not blemishes, but a sign of hotness.

How to Store

  • Store the pepper in a refrigerator wrapped in paper towels. To freeze: place in water to cover for 5 minutes, drain and freeze 3 or 4 in a plastic bag. If frozen without using this blanching process, peppers will lose their spicy flavor.

Recipes

Salsa Serrano (Mexican Chile Sauce)

Salsa Serrano (Mexican Chile Sauce) Ingredients: 6 Frieda’s Yellow Chiles 6 Frieda’s Serrano Chiles 2 green bell peppers 2 large red tomatoes, chopped 1 cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons lime juice Steps: Preheat broiler. Pierce chiles … Continue reading