Sopapilla Recipe

Once you’ve lived in New Mexico for a while, you begin to understand there is a natural order to dining out:  at the beginning there will be chips and salsa, in the middle there will be green and/or red chile, and at the end, there will be sopapillas. This fried dough creation is a staple of New Mexican cuisine, usually served simply with a bottle of honey next to the basket. For those that don’t know how to make sopapillas, a New Mexican restaurant is the only place you’ll be able to get them. But don’t despair! Now you can make these puffy New Mexican favorites at home, with this simple sopapilla recipe: