Salsa de colorado


24 mild dried red chiles, like new mexico or anaheim
4 tbsp oil
10 cloves garlic, minced
salt to taste
6 tbsp flour

How to prepare

Wash chiles, stem and seed. Cook in boiling water to cover well 10 mins. Or until soft. Remove and drain. Reserve liquid. Place chiles in blender with 1/2 cup reserved liquid and blend to a paste. Repeat until all chilies are used. Heat oil in large skillet. Add garlic and flour and cook, stirring until flour browns. Add chile paste slowly to mix well with flour to a smooth paste. When all the chile paste is added, bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook until it thickens. 3-4 minutes. Thin with water to a thick, saucy consistency. . Makes about 5-6 cups

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  1. If I want to cook beef or pork to make chile colorado would I make this salsa de colorado and then cook the meat in that sauce? Or how would I make chile colorado with meat?
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