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Jalapenos are rich sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and vitamin E.
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Jalapenos were the first peppers that traveled into space on a NASA shuttle!
  • Jalapenos are long, green peppers that can add spice to many dishes due to its seeds. Some jalapenos may be red.
  • Select peppers that are firm and green or red in color. Avoid soft or discolored peppers. White, wrinkly lines indicate an older, spicier pepper.
  • 1 cup of sliced jalapenos contains:
    • 20% of your recommended daily value of vitamin B6 to support immune and nervous system function.
    • 19% of your recommended daily value of vitamin A to maintain eye and skin health and to protect the body against infections.

Wash and dry. Trim the stem, cut lengthwise, scrape out seeds with a spoon, cut into strips and dice. Make sure to wash hands after handling!

Try jalapenos:

  • Diced and mixed into salsa or guacamole
  • Roasted on sandwiches, tacos and pizzas
  • Sliced and used as toppings for chili, soups and salads
  • Whole jalapenos can be stored at room temperature for 2-3 days.
  • Sliced or diced jalapenos should be placed in a paper bag or wrapped in paper towels. Refrigerate for up to one week.
How to dice a jalapeno pepper
How to dice a jalapeno pepper

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