New Mexico Recipes

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Southwest Skillet Bread

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
A very easy recipe that makes a unique breakfast! Can also be served as a side dish or an appetizer.

Texas New Mexico Chili

Rating: 3 stars 6
This is a hybrid of two chili recipes and it is wonderful. I serve it with tortilla chips and cheese. Makes great nachos!!

Cabbage Tamales

Rating: 4 stars 67
These are a combo of German and Mexican food that are very good. You can cook these in a pressure cooker, slow cooker, or oven, as well as prepare them to freeze and fix at a later time.

New Mexico Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
A hearty recipe for a style of breakfast burrito popular around Santa Fe, made with Hatch green chiles.

New Mexico Green Chile Stew

Rating: 4.5 stars 34
This is my slow cooker version of a green chile stew from New Mexico. It is great to serve with tortillas, tortilla chips, green onions, and sour cream.

Southwest Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 763
Southwest chicken breasts with black beans, corn, chile peppers, and tomatoes. Low-fat, easy, and quick. Serve over hot cooked rice if desired.

Santa Fe Hatch Chile Green Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 22
Serve over enchiladas, pork, or chicken. Serve right away or freeze for later use.

New Mexico Red Chile Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 4
Red chile is a staple of the New Mexican and West Texan diet, and this recipe is my grandmother's recipe. When I make it, it reminds me of the smells of her cooking in her kitchen, fresh corn tortillas, beans, and red chile peppers. You can kick up the spiciness by adding more arbol chile pods.

Santa Fe Stew

Rating: 5 stars 28
This ground beef stew is easy to make thanks to use of canned beans and vegetables, making it a great winter dinner for busy parents.

Creamy Hatch Chile Chicken

Rating: 5 stars 38
Hatch chiles are in season for only eight weeks a year, 10 weeks if the weather is extra warm. Our local markets roast and sell them in 25-pound boxes. We buy 50 pounds every year, package them, and freeze them. This flavorful Hatch chile chicken recipe can be served in tortillas, over rice, or by itself.

Biscochitos Traditional Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
Anise-flavored shortbread-like cookies dusted with sugar and cinnamon.
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Authentic Mexican Hot Sauce

Rating: 3.5 stars 9
This is my version of my favorite taco wagon's 'earthy' hot sauce of which I can never get enough. It is a little time consuming, but well worth it. I put it on everything from eggs to tacos, quesadillas, and salads. You can use any combination of chiles (cascabel, chipotle, Californian, New Mexican). For a hotter sauce, you can use all hot New Mexico chiles or add a few dried arbol chiles. For a tangier sauce, add the juice of 1 lime.

Inspiration and Ideas

These 17 Recipes Will Hook You on Hatch Chiles
Slightly sweet, somewhat smoky, and more than a little spicy, Hatch chile peppers are the pride of New Mexican cuisine. To satisfy your hankering for Hatch peppers, try these top-rated recipes.
Easy Slow Cooker Santa Fe Chicken
Rating: Unrated 60
Get a taste of the American southwest from your slow cooker with this recipe featuring chicken, diced tomatoes with green chiles, corn, and cilantro.
Green Chile Chicken Stew
Rating: 4.5 stars 72

This stew will keep you warm and cozy on those cold winter days!! I got this recipe together after months of harassing my friends in New Mexico in search of the perfect green chile chicken stew. I make it at least once every month (I myself use a pressure cooker). Serve with warm flour tortillas. This recipe has a lot of chile peppers. Be sure to tone it down if you can't handle heat!