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Chile Cilantro Sauce

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Ingredients
  Dried red chilies 3
  Cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), loosely packaged
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Neufchatel cheese 4 Ounce (1/2 Of 8 Ounce Package)
  Plain low-fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a medium bowl, place the chilies.
2) Add water up to 2 inches above the chilies.
3) Allow the chilies to soak 8 hours or overnight.
4) Drain the chilies and pat dry with paper towels to soak the extra moisture.
5) Tear off the stems and discard the seeds.

MAKING
6) In a container of electric blender or food processor, place the chilies.
7) Add cilantro and garlic.
8) Process the ingredients until finely chopped.
9) Add rest of the ingredients to process until smooth.
10) Transfer in a bowl, cover and place inside refrigerator to chill.

SERVING
11) Serve the sauce with seafood or vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chili
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 422 Calories from Fat 268

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.9%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.7 mg30.2%

Sodium 520.4 mg21.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.3%

Sugars 11.7 g

Protein 20 g39.4%

Vitamin A 43.7% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 35.2% Iron 2.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chile Cilantro Sauce Recipe