Calories: 281 kcal.
Energy value of the product Ancho:
Proteins: 11.86 g.
Carbohydrates: 29.81 g.
Ancho — Dried peppers are blanched (one of the varieties of chili). The fruits have a medium sharpness. The homeland of this plant is Mexico, from where this pepper has spread to Europe.
Ancho has a rather wide heart-shaped form (see photo). The tip of the fruit is oblate and dull. On average, fruits are 8 to 13 cm long, and their diameter is about 6 cm in diameter. It is worth considering that green pepper has a lower sharpness compared to red, a ripe variant. In its unripe form, the ancho surface is rather lumpy.
The beneficial properties of dried ancho peppers are due to the fact that it contains a large amount of ascorbic acid, which helps to improve the condition of the body during the period of colds and viral diseases. In addition, vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system. Substances that are contained in pepper, help get rid of bleeding gums, improve blood circulation and digestion. People with hair loss problems are strongly advised to use ancho. It is also surprising that the substances contained in this pepper can act as a painkiller.
Ancho used in many cuisines of the world. Due to its sweet smell, it gives the final dish a unique aroma. Pepper is used as food, both fresh and dried. In Mexico, stuffed anchovies are very popular, and they are also used in casseroles and omelets. In addition, peppers are put in a stew, vegetable dishes, snacks, they also complement the taste of meat and fish. Ancho is a recipe for many sauces.
Peeled and roasted peppers can be frozen and preserved. Most often for preservation of fruits use drying is used. In this form, ancho are flat heart-shaped.
The benefits of ancho are provided by the rich composition of various vitamins and microelements in it. It is recommended to use this pepper for people with nervous disorders. It is noticed that regular consumption of this product helps to cope with problems of sleep and appetite. When undergoing treatment for oncological diseases, some doctors advise consuming the fruits in small quantities to suppress the further development of cancerous tumors.
Regular intake of ancho helps with depression and epilepsy. This vegetable will also have a positive effect on the condition of a person with asthma, rheumatism and atherosclerosis.
Harm ancho can bring people with diabetes. To abandon the use of this vegetable should ulcer and gastritis. Contraindications for use in food ancho is in people with kidney and liver diseases. Limit or better to abandon these fruits at all. with serious violations of the digestive tract. Exclude from your diet ancho worth people with individual intolerance to the product.