Traditional New Mexican Red Chile Sauce

Recipe by Miss Annie
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READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb dried New Mexico chile, remove stems (leave seeds and veins if you like a hotter sauce)
  • 2
    heads garlic, peeled
  • 1
    large onion, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons oregano, dried
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • water, as necessary
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the chile pods on a foil lined cookie sheet and warm in a 375º F.
  • oven for just a few minutes until they become soft and leathery.
  • Working in small batches at a time, fit pods into a blender or food processor.
  • Purée with the onion, garlic, oregano and salt until smooth, adding small amounts of water as needed to make a sauce the consistency of thick cream.
  • Place each batch of puréed mixture in a large bowl until all have been blended.
  • Stir the batches together.
  • Store in refrigerator.
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