New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder

New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder
New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder
New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder
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Net Weight:
2.7 oz
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The Lumbre is a chile with a kick. Grown in the famed Hatch region of New Mexico, this chile measures in at around 35,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU), which is the equivalent of a cayenne or tabasco pepper. Once you get behind the up-front heat of the New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder, you’ll find this pepper has a grassy sweetness, tempered with an earthy undertone that provides a complex flavor profile. Lumbre means “fire” in Mexican slang, but this pepper, with its classic New Mexican flavor below the fire, has so much more to offer than the pleasant burn of a capsaicin-laced pepper.

The Lumbre chile was developed by Jim Lytle and Faron Lytle, a father-son team of chile farmers and members of the Franzoy family, the chile farming dynasty that helped raise the valley around Hatch, New Mexico into an elite chile-growing region. They developed it after 9 years of work, with a minimum five-year trial period to establish its characteristic stability, simply because they wanted to offer a hotter variety of pepper to their chile fans.


Tips From Our Kitchen


Coat party cheese balls with chopped pine nuts and a sprinkling of our New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder. For extra bang, toss bacon in Lumbre chile powder and bake until crisp; crumble the bacon and add that to the cheese coating. Toss pasta with olive oil, New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder, lime zest, cotija cheese and some chopped scallions for a New Mexican twist on pasta. Infuse your favorite tequila with Lumbre powder and enjoy a spicy margarita.


Hungry for more information?

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 tsp

Amount Per Serving


% Daily Value*

Total Fat0g0%

Saturated Fat0g0%

Trans Fat0g

Polyunsaturated Fat0g

Monounsaturated Fat0g



Total Carbohydrate2.3g1%

Dietary Fiber0.9g4%

Total Sugars1.3g

Added Sugars0g0%

Sugar Alcohol0.0g


Vitamin D0mcg0%




*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. These values were calculated and therefore are approximate. For more accuracy, testing is advised.

4.6 out of 5
13 total ratings.

Italia M. (Verified buyer) 01/19/2021
Excellent Lumbre. This is the best. It lives up to its name, it is great lumbre. The flavor is delicious, and it packs a mild heat. Love it.

Scott W. (Verified buyer) 12/29/2020
Excellent! Five stars plus for Smoked Serrano and NM Lumbre powder, and for the outstanding service!

Trustina S. (Verified buyer) 12/10/2020
I'm so glad I took I'm so glad I took a chance on this chile and bought it! Its perfect heat for my stir fries. It has an altogether pleasant flavor and my order came fast as usual. I keep telling all my friends about spocesince. I want more! I used my in my meatball marinara and all my stir fries now. It's my go to. Not too hot. Just enough heat..

Tim C. (Verified buyer) 04/23/2020
Very Delish Fresh and yummy

Walt G. (Verified buyer) 04/16/2020
Good stuff. Simply put, just a great find.

Dennis M. (Verified buyer) 02/20/2020
TexMex Perfecto Used this recently in a chili dish. Just the right amount of spice and heat. I've always enjoyed these chili powders from Spices, Inc. Great stuff, which you can't find anywhere else.

Darrell B. (Verified buyer) 02/02/2020
Great taste & heat. Lumbre is a good addition to your chili cook off entry. It adds a great taste and heat that is hard to beat.

Robert J. (Verified buyer) 11/24/2018
Perfect New Mexico Chili I miss living in New Mexico but now I can make authentic New Mexican dishes with authentic Hatch Chili powders.

Geotgia M. (Verified buyer) 11/11/2018 New Mexico Umbre Chile Powder Just made awesome Chile yesterday with this great spice.wonderful source for great spices and recipes!

James (Verified buyer) 10/22/2017
New Mexico Lumbre Chile Powder Great flavor
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