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Chile Verde Sauce

Chile Verde Sauce – We put this on everything. Everything

 Chile Verde Sauce - Serve over fish, with your morning eggs, or smear over a taco! from wwww.onelovelylife.com Chile verde sauce - Add a little flavor to anything! from www.onelovelylife.com
You probably don’t remember, but I mentioned this sauce a while ago, when talking about my summer roasted vegetables. I just mentioned it in passing, but oh… this sauce. This sauce!

This. Sauce.


Chile Verde Sauce - This is amazing!
It’s my favorite condiment lately. I use it on everything. It’s fabulous over chicken, steak, or fish (my favorite is mahi-mahi cooked in a saute pan with a little olive oil, salt, and pepper). You can also toss it with pieces of cooked fish for a yummy fish taco. What I’ve loved most recently, though, is to serve it with scrambled eggs and those summer roasted veggies for breakfast. It’s DIVINE.

It’s great as-is, but there are a few ways you can change it up- lime zest & juice for a little citrus flavor, half a jalapeno if you like it super spicy, or even a little avocado for a creamy version (that will end up something like this). The recipe makes plenty and will last about 1 week in the refrigerator, but if you don’t think you’ll get through it in time, feel free to freeze it, or half the recipe (use a 4oz can of green chiles)

Chile Verde Sauce - Such a versatile sauce! We love it on tacos, fish, eggs, you name it!

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Chile Verde Sauce


Description

This is good on everything–eggs, chicken, steak… you name it. Toss cooked fish pieces in the sauce for some dynamite and super-simple fish tacos.


Ingredients

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  • 1 medium onion, diced (I like sweet onions)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (7oz) can diced green chiles (or two 4oz cans), don’t drain
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium saute pan, heat a small drizzle in olive oil. Add onion and saute until tender. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  2. Add sauteed veggies to a food processor or blender with green chiles and their juice, cilantro, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Puree until very smooth.

Notes

Variations:
Add zest and juice of the lime
Add 1/2 jalapeno with the onion
Add a pitted, peeled avocado with the green chiles to the food processor before pureeing.

3 Comments

  1. That sauce looks great! Not entirely related to this post, but you really should check out yammie’s glutenfreedom ( I would link if I knew how!) She’s also dairy and gluten free and has a wonderful brownie recipe that I think your family might enjoy! just in case you wanted another resource. Anyways, I thoroughly enjoy watching your family’s journey and love reaping the benefits of those delicious looking recipes! Thanks a ton for sharing!

  2. I made this and LOVED it. It was delicous on the fist tacos and yummy as a sauce added to the tacos that had mango chipotle chicken!

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