Poblano Pepper Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Poblano Pepper.


There are 13 calories in Poblano Pepper.


Nutrition Facts
Poblano Pepper
Serving Size:


pepper (64 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 1
Calories 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 grams

Saturated Fat 0 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 1.9 milligrams

Potassium 112 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 3 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.1 grams

Sugars 1.5 grams
Protein 0.6 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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What pepper is similar to a poblano?

The best substitutes for Poblano Peppers are Anaheim peppers, Cubanelle peppers, Cayenne peppers, Jalapenos peppers, Ancho Chillies, New Mexico Chillies, Guajillo peppers, and Bell peppers.

Are poblano peppers hot?

Poblano peppers are mildly spicy, measuring 1,000–1,5000 on the Scoville scale. In terms of heat level, they’re similar to Anaheim peppers (500–2,500 Scoville Heat Units).

What does a poblano pepper taste like?

They taste similar to a green bell pepper with a little more kick. Cooking poblanos mellows them even more, making them slightly sweet. Ripe poblanos are red and tend to be spicier than unripe, green peppers. They’re often dried and sold as ancho chiles, and they add a peppery, slightly smoky flavor to dishes.

What is the difference between a poblano pepper and a jalapeno pepper?

Poblanos have an earthy, slightly smoky flavor to them while jalapeños have a grassier, brighter taste. This is a big deal to the use cases of these two chilies. Poblanos when dried are called ancho peppers, and they’re part of the holy trinity of Mexican chilies used in rich and earthy mole sauces.

Are poblanos hotter than jalapenos?

The poblano is a mild to medium-heat pepper measuring between 1,000 and 2,000 on the Scoville Scale. They’re hotter than banana peppers but not as spicy as jalapeno peppers, which range between 2,500 to 8,000 Scoville Heat Units.

Can I substitute green chilies for poblano peppers?

We know not everyone can take the full heat of a spicy Indian green chili, but the flavour of green chilies adds so much to a dish that they’re an indispensable ingredient. You can substitute a green bell pepper, and it will taste fine, but really there is no better substitute for green chilies than poblano peppers.

Can you substitute jalapeno for poblano?


You can opt to use a jalapeños as substitutes for poblano peppers. Although jalapeños have a chili pepper appearance, unlike poblanos that resemble a typical bell pepper, they are great for your stuffing recipes. Poblanos have an earthy flavor, while jalapeños have a lighter, grassier flavor.

Do poblano peppers get less hot when cooked?

Cooking peppers makes dishes hotter because the peppers break down while cooking and releases more capsaicin into the dish. The spiciness is then spread out throughout the dish, so it gives the sensation of an overall spicier meal.