A small red chile pepper of a mild-flavored variety.
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- Stir in the cascabels and let the chocolate mixture to cool slightly.
- There is a wide array of peppers ranging from jalapeños and bell peppers to chipotles and cascabels.
- Mix mashed sweet potatoes with ground coriander seeds, 1 generous tablespoon of the ground cascabels, and remaining ingredients and refrigerate, covered, for 24 hours to let flavors develop.
mid 17th century: from Spanish, from Catalan cascavel, from medieval Latin cascabellus 'little bell'.