Smoky Red Chile Sauce, New Mexico-Style
At a glance
2 to 2 1/2 cups
10 to 12 Chipotle Texas Smoked Red Chile pods, buy here
Place the chiles on a baking pan and place in a 250 degree F. oven for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the chiles are toasted, taking care not to let them burn. Remove the stems and seeds and crumble into a saucepan.
This basic sauce--smoked up with unique red chile pods--can be used in traditional New Mexican or New Southwestern versions of beans, tacos, tamales, and enchiladas.