Chris's Pueblo Green Chili Sauce

READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
Recipe by Christine Bettiga

This recipe comes from Southern Colorado and I have been making it for over 20 years. It is my favorite thing to cook and eat. If you like hot and spicy Mexican food, this is a recipe for you! I made it for our friends and it has become a hit here in Corpus Christi, Texas! The great thing is you can also make it hotter or milder, depending on your taste! In Pueblo, Colorado, we served it over burritos, or enchilada's. My personal favorite way to eat Green Chile (especially on a cold day) is by placing a hamburger bun in a bowl, add a plain hamburger (with or without cheese), smother it with the Green Chile Sauce, then top it with diced onion and oyster crackers. In Colorado we call these green chili sloppers! They are great served with a beer!

Top Review by Lizzy O.

I was skeptical when i moved to Pueblo and was basically forced to try this chili bc folks here put it on everything. Restaurants definitely ruin the absolute awesomeness that is Pueblo Green Chili. A friend made it and OMG! This! This is why they put it on everything! Hell, I might even put it on my cereal lol!! This recipe looks similar to my friends. Ill try it out bc he wont come off his recipe! Thanks!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large stainless kettle, brown pork in bacon fat or vegetable oil.
  2. (bacon fat has better flavor.) Cook on medium heat till meat is slightly pink.
  3. Add diced onion and garlic, cook till soft.
  4. Add flour and stir, browning flour as you would a roux (rue).
  5. Add some of your water if flour is too thick, keep stirring till it bubbles.
  6. Add chicken broth.
  7. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a bubble, then turn heat to low.
  8. Cook uncovered for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
  9. If your chile is too thin, add more flour.
  10. If your chile is too thick, add more chicken broth.
  11. Taste often and add more spices or peppers to your liking!
  12. If you do not like chunks of tomato or peppers, place the RoTel, tomatoes and canned diced green chile's into a blender and puree them!
  13. (This is the way I like my sauce. I only add the Pueblo or Poblano peppers whole to my chile).

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