Pastel de Chile Verde (Green Chile Pie) • I am New Mexico

Pastel de Chile Verde (Green Chile Pie)

(November 23, 2015)—You can almost taste it if you read the ingredients. It will definitely become one of your new favorite dishes if you haven’t tried this traditional New Mexican favorite already.Green Chile Pie
Yield: 1 10-inch pie Baking Time: Approximately 30 minutesTemperature: 325°F


  • 1 clove sauteed garlic
  • 8 whole green chiles
  • 1/2 medium sized onion, sauteed
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1/4 pound sharp cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 eggs


  1.  Saute garlic and onion in your cooking oil of choice, add with step 4
  2. Grease 10-inch pie plate
  3.  Slit chiles open lengthwise and shape chile in pie plate to form bottom crust.
  4.  Place all remaining ingredients in a blender container and blend at low speed.
  5.  Pour egg mixture over chiles and bake in a 325°F oven for 30 minutes, or until pie is set.

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