New Mexico chiles have beautiful dark red, smooth pods and they are used extensively in New Mexican cooking. The chiles flavor familiar sauces used on dishes such as enchiladas, tamales, soup and stews. New Mexico Red Beef Chili is a classic dish. These New Mexico Chiles are probably one of the most good all around chiles.
New Mexico chiles are found in any Mexican market and most well stocked neighborhood grocery stores. Use the powdered form for making your own chile powder mixture. You can also buy New Mexico chiles online, here at Gourmetsleuth.com.
If you don't have New Mexico chiles you can substitute one of these chiles: