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Ancho Chile Paste

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  Ancho chiles 3 (dried)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon

Wash chiles, and place in a large saucepan; add 6 cups water.
Place a bowl or plate over chiles to keep them submerged.
Cover and bring To a boil.
Remove from heat, and let chiles stand, covered, 2 hours or until chiles are softened.
Drain chiles.
Remove and discard stems and seeds.
Place chiles in container of an electric blender or food processor,- top with cover, and process until smooth, scraping sides of container occasionally with a spatula.
Add lime juice and olive oil; process until mixture is combined.
Store in refrigerator or freezer.
Use Ancho Chile Paste as a flavoring in Southwestern dishes, stews, or chili.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.5%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 22.8 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.6%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.5%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 6 g12.3%

Vitamin A 208.8% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ancho Chile Paste Recipe