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Jalapeño Peppers (Slideshow)

Celebrate summer with spicy jalapeno peppers. These versatile chilies wake up your taste buds — and fight inflammation, too.

  • Diced Jalapeños

    Diced Jalapeños

    Add small-diced roasted (or raw) jalapeños to salads, soups, sauces, sandwiches and egg dishes for a flavor boost and a kick of heat.

  • Chipotles

    Chipotles

    Use chipotles (smoke-dried jalapeños) in adobo sauce to add smoky heat to dishes. Remember: A little goes a long way!

  • Grilled Jalapeños

    Grilled Jalapeños

    Grill jalapenos whole to serve with barbecue, fajitas and grilled chicken.

  • Sliced Jalapeños

    Sliced Jalapeños

    Spike some vinegar with sliced jalapeños and a little garlic for your own homemade hot sauce to drizzle over meat and beans, and into soups and salsas.

  • Roasted Jalapeño Honey Butter

    Roasted Jalapeño Honey Butter

    Smoky heat from roasted jalapeños paired with sweet honey creates a taste sensation that kicks up the flavors in butter. Try this spread on grilled corn on the cob or brushed over grilled chicken breasts. Get the recipe here.

  • Crispy Jalapeño Slaw

    Crispy Jalapeño Slaw

    Combined with a light lime vinaigrette, the vegetables in this slaw stay crisp. The jalapeño will mellow out as the salad marinates. A combination of chilies, such as banana, Anaheim and poblano, can be used in this recipe as well. Try adding this slaw to fish tacos or burritos, or serve as a side to a turkey or veggie burger. Get the recipe here!

  • Pineapple Avocado Salsa

    Pineapple Avocado Salsa

    Jalapeños bring depth and subtle heat to this sweet and savory salsa, which can be simply paired with good quality chips or used as a topping for grilled chicken or pork. Turn this salsa into a salad by adding black beans, grilled corn and steamed brown rice. Get the recipe here!

  • Grilled Stuff Peppers

    Grilled Stuff Peppers

    A healthy spin on deep-fried jalapeño poppers, this festive recipe will be a big hit on the grill. Get the recipe here!

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