Green Chile Sauce

Green Chile Sauce

Roasted New Mexican green chiles makes a great sauce for enchiladas or burritos.

From EatingWell: September/October 2010
Yield: about 3 cups
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 30


  1. 2 teaspoons canola oil
  2. 3/4 cup minced onion
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  5. 2 cups chopped roasted mild-to-medium New Mexican green chiles, preferably fresh
  6. 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth


Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until very soft, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle flour over the mixture and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Add chiles and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a low simmer and cook until thickened but still easily spoonable, 15 to 20 minutes.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.


Nutrition Per Serving: 27 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 143 mg sodium; 136 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: free food