Featuring a variety of fresh, dried, sweet, and hot peppers, this recipe collection is full of kick.
As far as chiles go, poblano peppers rank among the milder varieties, though they still offer a nice zing. To counter the spice, serve with a salad of mixed greens.
This delightful variation on traditional pesto calls for mango, which adds moisture, so little oil is needed. It can be combined with almost any main course, especially pasta and grilled fish, or used as a dip for vegetables and chips. If you'd like it to be spicier, leave in the jalapeno seeds.