In western Mexico, where it's commonly found, this earthy pepper is often crushed with garlic and oregano for salsa. It's also delicious roasted and served with lime juice, tortillas, and sour cream. Dried, it's called pasilla ("little raisin") and used in meaty stews.
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
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