Green Chile Sauce

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Total Time
15 mins
5 mins

Sumitted per a request for New Mexican Green Chile Sauce which is delicious on scrambled eggs, in burritos, as a topping for hamburgers or with just about anything to add a bit of zip to meat, poultry or fish. Recipe source: Coyote Cafe cookbook.

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  • 4 lbs New Mexico green chilies (or subsitute Anaheim chilies w/ 3-4 jalapenos)
  • 8 cloves garlic, roasted,peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons roasted oregano (or subsitute 2 teaspoons dried)
  • 1 teaspoon roasted ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. Roast the green chilies under the broiler for 5 minutes or until slightly blackened.
  2. Place chilies in a paper bag to allow them to steam until cool enough to touch.
  3. Remove the blackened parts and discard.
  4. Place peeled chilies and the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and chop until finely chopped.
  5. Do not puree.