Easy Recipe: Roasted Anaheim peppers

An Anaheim pepper is a mild variety of chile pepper.

Dried red California (Anaheim) chili peppers. Image source: Wikipedia, GNU Free Documentation License.

Chili pepper (chilli, chili, or chile) is the fruit of the plants from the genus Capsicum (pepper), members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Botanically speaking, the fruit of capsicums are berries.

Chili peppers originated in the Americas; and their cultivars are now grown around the world. Chili peppers have been a part of the human diet in the Americas since at least 7500 BC.

The name "Anaheim" derives from a farmer named Emilio Ortega who brought the seeds to the Anaheim area in the early 1900s. They are also called California chile or Magdalena.

Location of of the city of Anaheim within Orange County, California. Image source: Wikipedia, GNU Free Documentation License.

The chile "heat" of Anaheims typically ranges from 500 to 2,500 on the Scoville scale.

Heat: Low (SR: 500 - 5,000), Scoville scale. Image source: Wikipedia, public domain.

How to prepare Anaheim roasted peppers?

1. Place aluminum foil on the stove burner.
2. Roast the peppers.
3. Place the roasted pepper in a plastic bag.
4. Remove the "skin" from the peppers and wash them with cold water.
5. Place the peppers in a plate and add olive oil and vinegar.

Anaheim pepper. Wikipedia.
Chili pepper. Wikipedia.
Capsicum. Wikipedia.
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