What can I use as a substitute if a poblano pepper?

  • Posted by: Rachel
  • September 29, 2014


PazzoNico September 29, 2014
Anaheims are a common sub for poblanos. Depends what the recipe is.

If it's for stuffing, you can even use some bell peppers or cubanelle peppers. If it's an ingredient in something, use a small jalapeno (stripped of ribs and seeds).
sfmiller September 29, 2014
Among the chiles commonly available in U.S. supermarkets, Anaheim or New Mexico are probably the best substitutes. A mild jalapeno would probably work, too, though you might want to start out using less of that than the recipe calls for, and increase to taste.
PazzoNico September 29, 2014
Heh. Must've been typing at the same time.
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