Hatch New Mexico Green Chile Recipes

Summer Squash with Green Chile

yellow squash
The addition of green chile adds a whole new dimension to this creamy-cheesey old favorite potluck standby. As a side dish it goes well with almost any menu.
We prefer yellow crookneck, but any variety of summer squash will work.

Green chile Squash

Green Chile Squash

T butter or margarine
4 cups diced summer squash
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 T flour
1/2 - 1 cup chopped green chile
1 cup milk
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup grated cheddar or Mexican cheese
Saute the squash and onion in butter or margarine until the squash is tender. Add the flour and stir to mix. Add the milk, chile, salt and pepper.
Cook over low heat 8-10 minutes, stirring gently until sauce thickens.
Remove from heat and stir in the grated cheese. (Makes 4 servings)