Ancho Chile Paste
|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.
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.
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