Chile Pasado
5820 mins (prep 60, cooking 5760)
2 ingredients
20 servings
Chile pasado–chile of the past-- is sun-dried, roasted and peeled green chile. It was the traditional method of preserving green chile in New Mexico before the advent of freezers. This method assumes that you live in a dry climate like New Mexico or Arizona. If not, remove the stems from the chile and place the pods in a food dehydrator until brittle. You can place them in an oven set at the lowest heat possible, but you must monitor them carefully. There are about 10 medium-sized pods to a pound. Found this recipe on the internet. As you can see I dried my first batch using my banana tree. Time indicated is drying time and keep in mind it will vary with humidity. This method can be used to dry other types of chiles.

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  • 2 lbs new mexico green hatch chiles (2 lbs. equalis about 20 pods)
  • string


Serving Size (90.72 g)
Servings 20
Amount per Serving
Calories 164.66 Calories from Fat 25.74
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.86g 88.07%
Saturated Fat 0.37g 36.88%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 42.64mg 35.53%
Total Carbohydrate 34.6g 230.64%
Dietary Fiber 14.56 g 1164.84%
Sugars 20.09 g %
Protein 5.85g 233.88%
Vitamin A 12014.96IU% Vitamin C 17.55mg%
Calcium 45.36mg% Iron 3.12mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4