Jalapenos are low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Sodium and Cholesterol. They're also a great source of Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus and Riboflavin and an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Vitamin B6 an
Amount per serving
|Calories :298||Calories from Fat :|
|Calcium ||304 %|
If you don't like overly-hot foods but want to add jalapenos to a recipe for flavor, removing the veins and seeds which will take away some of the heat.
The jalapeno gets its name from Xalapa, a town in Veracruz Mexico, where its been grown for centuries.
A chipotle, a staple of Tex-Mex and Mexican-American cuisine, is just ripe jalapeno which has turned red and been smoked.