Mamas Basic Red Chile Sauce Feb 14 July

Mama’s Basic Red Chile Sauce

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.
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine New Mexican, Traditional Family Favorites
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 72 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¾ cups water (1 ½ cup water for slightly thicker consistency)
  • 1- 14 oz. container BUENO® Frozen Red Chile or BUENO® Frozen Special Reserve Red Chile
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. unbleached flour
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ tsp. BUENO® Oregano
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar

Instructions
 

  • Heat water in saucepan over low to medium heat.
    1 ¾ cups water
  • Add frozen red chile allowing the chile to defrost and cook.
    1- 14 oz. container BUENO® Frozen Red Chile or BUENO® Frozen Special Reserve Red Chile
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a separate saucepan over medium heat.
    2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Sprinkle in flour to make roux. Stir in garlic while browning roux.
    3 Tbsp. unbleached flour, 2 garlic cloves
  • Stir simmering red chile and water into roux, eliminating any lumps.
  • Add oregano, salt and sugar. Stir and bring to a boil.
    ¼ tsp. BUENO® Oregano, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. sugar
  • Reduce heat and cover. Simmer 10-15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 72kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 249mgPotassium: 11mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.1mg
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