Mama’s Basic Red Chile Sauce is our mother’s basic recipe for a traditional New Mexican red chile sauce. She adds a pinch of sugar like her grandmother did.
These Harvest Corn Cakes combine sweet and savory for a delightful snack. Green chile, apples and pecans in a cornmeal batter make great comfort food.
Torta de Huevo are Egg Fritters in Red Chile Sauce. These are a traditional Lenten dish in New Mexico, often eaten on Good Friday. Omit the shrimp and they become a perfect meal for vegetarians!
For a taste of home, Chile Colorado (Red Chile Sauce) is a traditional New Mexican sauce to use in enchiladas, tamales, burritos and posole to give Southwestern flavor. Also you may pour it over eggs, fish, pork or any type of meat to enhance its flavor.
Arroz Dulce is a traditional sweet rice poplular with children and adults alike. It’s another delicacy that people enjoy during the Lenten Season.
New Mexicans delight in natillas, which is a traditional custard, often during Lent. It’s the perfect light dessert to cap off a traditional New Mexican meal!
Sugar ‘n Spice Tortillas make snacking fun for kids! Sugar and cinnamon sprinkled on a buttered hot tortilla is the perfect afternoon snack.
Our Morning Glory Pancakes, made with blue corn tortillas, whole wheat flour and blueberries are healthy and delicious. Perfect for brunch.
These Hatch Chile Chicken Wings are perfect for Game Days. The combination of our famous Autumn Roast® Chile, honey, and soy sauce make for delicious and light glaze.
Grandma’s Meat & Peach Empanaditas (Turnovers) are a favorite family tradition. We make the mincemeat with beef tongue, dried peaches, raisins and sweet spices. Our family always made these with our Grandma on New Year’s Day.
Bizcochitos are the official state cookie of New Mexico. They are basic sugar cookies with a hint of cinnamon and a pinch of anise. In our family, we did not use cookie cutters; we hand-shaped each bizcochito into a butterfly shape. Read more about it in Ana Baca’s Best Selling children’s picture book: Benito’s Bizcochitos: www.anabaca.wordpress.com.
These Fruit Empanaditas are little fruit turnovers that New Mexicans enjoy throughout the Christmas season. You can use any dried fruit but prunes, apricots and peaches are our favorites. Recently, we used mango, pineapple and cranberries for a delicious twist!
Plum Pastelitos are a traditional pastry with a fruit center. They are a traditional dessert for Christmas gatherings in New Mexico. Serve warm with whipped cream or take them on a hike for energy.
Our BUENO® Signature Red Chile Sauce is a traditional favorite and the basis for many New Mexican dishes.