Green Chile Sauce

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Green Chile Sauce

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

Yield: about 3 cups
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 30


  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups chopped roasted mild-to-medium New Mexican green chiles, preferably fresh
  • 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

calories 27
fat 1 g (0 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 4 g
protein 1 g
fiber 1 g
sodium 143 mg
potassium 136 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 0

Exchanges free food

From EatingWell September/October 2010