1849 Chile Verde, the best brand of 1849 Chile Verde we've tasted. Why 1849? Because in 1849, the average man ate chicken, beef and pork, and he needed a quick, delicious, and easy way to prepare the meat. They would saute some meat in an iron skillet over an open fire, add the Chile Verde, simmer and serve. What is Eldorado Style Chile Verde? A rich, flavorful sauce, made with jalapeños and tomatillos, and made for simmering meat. Eldorado literally means 'gold', and in 1849, while digging for gold, miners would often refer to their 1849 Brand Chile Verde as the Eldorado of the Skillet! All Natural1849 Chile Verde -- when all-natural wasn't a choice, but a way of life! Ingredients: Jalapeño puree, water, distilled vinegar, tomatillos, dried onion, dried garlic, salt, spices, xanthan gum.