Jalapeno Pepper is one of the most popular peppers amongst chefs and at farmers markets. These dark green beauties have a slight heat to them. This is normally the first pepper which introduces people to heat in peppers. A great fresh eating and pickling vegetable. Nonetheless, a very versatile pepper that could be used as a cooking pepper but is also great stuffed too. The Scoville rating for is between 2,000 to 8,000 (SHU). These are also very productive and create these long 2-3 inch pods. If you would like to try something that has a bit more heat, check out Cherry Hot Pepper.