Peppers Fresno, red 0.25 kg pack is small, slightly curved to straight pods. The semi-thin skin is smooth, firm, and waxy with a glossy sheen, ripening from green to bright red when mature. Red Fresno chile peppers have an earthy and fruity flavor with a moderate to hot level of heat. When cooked, the peppers develop a smoky, sweet flavor.
Red Fresno chile peppers are best suited for both raw and cooked applications such as grilling, roasting, baking, and sauteing.
The fresh peppers will keep up to one week when stored whole and unwashed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Fresno Pepper Pesto
4 ounces fresh basil leaves, washed and dried
1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
5 roasted and peeled Fresno peppers
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 1/4 teaspoon salt