Hatch chile season is winding down, so what better way to wrap it up than with a roundup of the best hatch chile recipes of 2021 — using of course the best hatch chiles from Melissa’s Produce!
The latest Foodbeast Recipe Challenge calls on five talented kitchen creators to share their best hatch chile recipes that go above and beyond. Roasting the hatch chiles is key here, coaxing from it a tantalizing balance of flavor and heat. Feast your eyes on this tasty starting five:
Chris’ (@wefeedourfriends) Smoked Beef Rib Burrito with Hatch Chile Salsa
This has to be the most activated burrito the way Chris drew that beef rib bone from the burrito like a triumphant king summoning Excalibur. His smokey roasted Hatch Chile Salsa Verde is the crowning detail to complete this royal affair. All made possible by @pitbossgrills!
Derek’s (@derekchen) Hatch Chile Barbacoa Queso
A luscious queso by Derek is taken to an upper echelon with the addition of roasted hatch chiles and fork-tender beef short ribs.
Costa’s (@constantine_spy) Wonton Noodles with Hatch Chile Salsa
Costa’s delicious medley of wontons, dumplings, and noodles are beautifully dressed with a vibrant Hatch Chile Salsa. Truly, this is comfort in a bowl.
Oscar’s (@oscaroni) Stuffed Cheese Queso Chilaquiles
Oscar reminds us that the air fryer is our best friend in the kitchen by cooking up some cheese-stuffed chilaquiles, then adorning the delectable dish with a generous layer of warm hatch chile salsa.
Theresa’s (@teekeatz) Philly Roll Sushi-Stuffed Hatch Chile
There’s big brained activities going on here, the way Theresa reimagines a jalapeño popper by stuffed roasted hatch chiles with cream cheese, avocado, and imitation crab. Clearly creativity is rocking the crown in this recipe.