Pasilla-Ancho Chile (Chile Pasilla Ancho), also known as Chile Pasilla Rojo or simply Ancho Chile, is one of the most widely-used dried chiles in Mexico. In the fresh form, this chile is a Poblano, which is left on the plant to ripen to a red color before being picked and dried.Pasilla-Ancho Chiles are red-brown, wrinkly and almost heart-shaped. The heat level is mild to medium with rich, smoky flavor that tastes of prunes and chocolate. It is indispensable in moles, tamales, enchilada sauce and chili. One of the many dried chiles offered by El Guapo, you can be confident that our products are of the highest quality. For over 30 years, El Guapo has provided ingredients to make delicious, authentic Mexican meals for your family.