Hatch Chiles

California Avocados, Hatch Chiles


This delicious California Avocado and Hatch Chile Grilled Cheese sandwich is a fun and fresh take on a classic made with two in-season favorites — Hatch Chiles, in season August through September and California Avocados, in season spring through summer.


2 large Hatch green chiles, mild* 8 slices rustic wheat or white bread 4 Tbsp. butter, softened 8 slices Cheddar cheese** 2 medium ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 firm but ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/8 tsp. ..read more
Hatch Chiles

Hatch Chicken Tortilla Soup

After you pick up your Hatch Chiles this Labor Day weekend try this savory recipe, from our friends at Melissa’s Produce, that is jam-packed with Hatch Chile flavor!

To see the roasting calendar, learn more about the season or to place your order online for in-store pickup visit: molliestones.com/hatchchile

Hatch Chicken Tortilla Soup


3 Tbsps. extra virgin olive oil 1 Sweet Onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless  1 cup ..read more
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Hatch is back and we are so fired up to announce that our store roasting events are officially coming back for the first time in 2 years! 

Mark your calendars! – All roasts are from 10am to 2pm

San Bruno – Saturday 8/20 SF Castro – Sunday 8/21 Greenbrae – Saturday 8/27 SF Pacific Heights – Sunday 8/28 Sausalito – Saturday 9/3  San Mateo – Sunday 9/4 Burlingame – Saturday 9/10 SF Twin Peaks – Sunday 9/11 Palo Alto – Saturday 9/17


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Hatch is Back 2021!

Click here to order your Hatch Chiles online for in-store pickup today!


We are celebrating our 8th year bringing you New Mexico Hatch Chiles and we are back this year like never before!

This year in replace of store roasts, customers get to purchase boxes of both Roasted Hatch Chiles that we will be roasting for you, and Fresh Hatch Chiles that you can roast yourself! Customers can now purchase online for in-store pickup ALL ..read more

Hatch Chiles, Recipes

Mama Mia Hatch Pizza

We love pizza at Mollie Stone’s but we also LOVE our Hatch Chiles and this recipe let’s us enjoy the best of both worlds!



2 – 2 1⁄2 cups bread flour 2 1⁄4 tsps. instant yeast 1 1⁄2 tsps. granulated sugar 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. dried oregano 2 Tbsps. Mollie O Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3⁄4 cup warm water 1 tsp. sea salt

*Or save yourself some prep time and visit your local Mollie Stone’s Markets and pick up some ..read more

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Hatch Chili

This Labor Day Weekend add an extra kick to your classic Backyard Chili with Hatch Chiles!


2 Tbsps. Mollie O Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Melissa’s Perfect Sweet Onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 bottle porter style beer 3⁄4 pound ground beef 2 Hatch peppers, roasted; peeled; seeded; diced 2 (14.5-oz.) cans whole tomatoes 3 packages Melissa’s Steamed Kidney Beans 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce 2 Tbsps. chipotle chile pepper powder 1 1⁄2 tsps. ground cumin 1 tsp. sea salt 1⁄4 ..read more
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It’s Hatch Chile Harvest Time!

Grown in the Mesilla Valley of New Mexico, Hatch Chile peppers are available for just a few short weeks each year in August and September.

Harvested from fertile soil along the Rio Grande, these peppers thrive in the river valley’s combination of nutrient-rich soil, intense sunlight and cool desert nights.

The time to harvest happens to land during Monsoon Season, so our partner’s at Melissa’s watch the weather forecast daily, if not hourly during this time of year, to ..read more

Hatch Chiles

Hatch is Back!

Click here to pre-order your Hatch Chiles today!


It’s become an annual tradition for the past 7 years to hold Hatch Chile Roasts every summer at our stores. By partnering with Melissa’s Produce we have been able to bring authentic New Mexico Hatch Chiles to you year after year. Our store Roasting Events have been a wonderful way for the community to see us roasting these peppers for you in a large propane roaster.

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Roasting Hatch At Home

There won’t be store roasts this year, so Order your boxes of Hatch Chiles for in-store pickup. Choose Roasted or Fresh Hatch Chiles for home roasting!

Click here to Order your Hatch Chiles today!

Hatch peppers can be roasted over an open flame or under the broiler in an oven. The process typically takes about 8 minutes (less time for smaller peppers, more for larger).

Use long-handled tongs to hold the pepper over a medium flame, turning occasionally ..read more

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What Is The Best Way To Enjoy Hatch Chiles?

Hatch Chiles are traditionally bought in bulk, roasted immediately and frozen to use throughout the upcoming year.

They are a staple in New Mexican cuisine and will add flavor to any recipe: burgers, tacos, pastas, casseroles, and classic appetizers. The possibilities of this versatile pepper are endless!

Pick up one of our Hatch Chile Cookbooks for additional recipe inspiration. Mollie Stone’s chefs will be preparing special recipes – look for our Hatch Chile Cornbread, house-made Hatch Chile Sausages, Hatch ..read more