Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Use for pasta or as a general condiment as an alternative for tomato sauce. Vary the chile variety to make as hot or as mild as you please.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toast the dried chiles in a pan until they become fragrant. Cool slightly, then remove stems and seeds and break the pods into pieces. Place the pieces in a bowl, pour in boiling water to cover, and set aside, covered, for 20 minutes to soften them.
  2. Grind the pecans in a food processor and set aside. Drain the soaked chiles and add them to the work bowl, and process them into a smooth puree. Add the onion, ground pecans, and remaining ingredients and process until the mixture is smooth. Slowly drizzle in the oil while the processor is running.