Canned green chilies will not give the flavor of the fresh chilies. Frozen chilies are almost as good as fresh. Definitely better than can.
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 Tbs. oil
- 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 12 New Mexican green chiles, roasted , peeled, & chopped.
- 1 3/4 cups water
Saute onion and garlic in the oil until soft. Stir in the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer. Cook 30 minutes.
Makes 3 cups
VARIATION Add 2 medium tomatoes, chopped.
You can even use this sauce to make green chile cheese enchaladas.
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