Where is New Mexico? This state in the American Southwest is also known as the Land of Enchantment. What’s good to eat in New Mexico? Red chile sauce! Red chile sauces are a basic part of true Southwestern cooking. Their rich red colour doesn’t come from tomatoes. Only red chile pods or powdered chiles are used for the most authentic taste. Red chile sauce can be made quite easily at home and tastes much better than any supermarket version. New Mexican Red Chile Sauce can be used to make carne con chile, enchiladas, carne adovada and many other Southwestern dishes. Or use it to top burgers and meatloaf and make them more interesting.