This rare green chile, famous throughout New Mexico, is the preferred chile for salsa verde and green chili recipes. It is a low to medium heat chile with a fresh and almost sweet flavor. Its flavor and palatable heat level make it a versatile chile that can be used in any recipe. This chile ranges from 700 to 4,000 Scoville heat units. Green New Mexican chile is a wonderful addition for sauces, salsas, a great variety of marinades, burritos, tamales, flautas, or tostadas.