Freeze your own roasted green chiles and save, those little cans are expensive. Green chiles are a common part of the New Mexican diet. Green chiles are seasonal so they don’t last all year long. People turn towards buying canned chiles so that they can enjoy them all year round. However, we are all aware of the unhealthy preservatives used in packaged and canned food.
Moreover, they also taste different from fresh food. A good way is to buy fresh chiles in the season and then store them for use throughout the rest of the year. There are many ways of storing green chiles but it may depend on how you plan to use them. in this article from The Yummy Life, the procedure to freeze green chiles for later use has been described. They tells about how they were inspired to store their own green chiles rather buy canned ones from the market.
The chiles used for this procedure are the Anaheim and Hatch green chiles as they are the most common ones used by brands to can and sell on the market. We love the jalapenos roasted this way as well. She used fresh green chiles from their own garden but you can easily buy them from the farmer’s market or a grocery store. Enjoy green chiles all year round for a lot less than buying those tiny cans.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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