The Pasilla Negro is a large flat chile, measuring 6 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide, with a deep burgundy color similar to a Raisin. This thin fleshed chile has a berry flavor with herbaceous tones. Pasilla Negro, combined with the Ancho and Guajillo, form the holy trinity of chiles used to prepare the traditional mole sauces. This is a medium hot chile--on the heat scale this chile is a 3-5.Scoville heat units 1,000-2,000. Add Pasilla Negro Chiles to meat loaf, beef stew or corn chowder. Also, great in sauces, salsas, and soups.