Fire Roasted Diced Green Chiles

January 15, 2016 in Category: What's New

The only U.S. state with an official question is New Mexico. That question is simply, “Red or green?” This is not a question of stoplight preference or favorite Christmas tones; it refers to chiles.

The chile is a pepper cultivar native to New Mexico. Ripe chiles are red, and can be quite spicy. Green chiles, on the other hand, are harvested before they reach ripeness. They can range in heat, but are typically not as hot as red chiles.

Regardless of heat level, green chiles have a truly unique flavor all their own—one that complements and enhances a wide variety of recipes. Trader Joe’s Fire Roasted Diced Green Chiles are ready right out of the can to be added to burgers, burritos, eggs, sandwiches, salsa, soups, stews... you name it!

Our supplier in New Mexico harvests these Green Chiles in Southwest New Mexico, July through mid-October. They roast them over a flame, and peel off the skin before dicing and canning them. We carry cans of Fire Roasted Diced Green Chiles all year round, so you can add that great, green chile flavor to whatever you’re making.

Find our Green Chiles on our grocery shelves with our other canned vegetables. Each four ounce can is just $0.89—which leads to our own official question: When are you going to buy some Trader Joe’s Chiles?

NOTE: Since posting, the details of this item may have changed due to fluctuating market prices, federal regulations, currency rates, drought, pestilence, bandits, rush hour traffic, filibusters, clowns, zombie apocalypse, punctilious product developers... Contact our Crew for current price and availability.


Green Chile Peppers, Water, contains less than 2% of Calcium Chloride, Citric Acid (Acidity Regulator), Salt.

Tags: Mexican, Canned, Spicy