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What are Hatch Chile Peppers?

You can find the freshest Hatch Chile Peppers in Heinen’s Produce Department. Check out what’s in season by clicking here.

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  • Grown in the Hatch Valley of Hatch, New Mexico, just north of Las Cruces
  • Intense sunlight and cool nights in this valley result in this uniquely flavored pepper
  • Characterized by their meaty flesh with heat that varies depending on the variety
  • Choose bright green, glossy peppers that are firm with medium-to-thick flesh
  • Best enjoyed in salads, soups, stews, dips and sandwiches or added to chile con queso, chile rellenos and chile verde
  • Refrigerate, unwashed in a plastic bag for up to 5 days