1 C. raw cashews
1/2 –3/4 C. water
3 roasted hatch green chiles, peeled & seeded (may use small can chopped green chile)
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. black pepper
squeeze of lime juice (about 1 tsp. to taste)
Soak cashews in hot water for 30 minutes. Drain
In high speed blender combine cashews with remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. Add more water if necessary to obtain desired thickness.
Substitute 1 small can of chopped green chiles if you don’t have fresh roasted chile.