Enchilada Sauce
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Simple recipe for a handy enchilada sauce
Recipe type: sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 10
  • 3 medium dried New Mexican red chile soaked, place in bowl with boiling water, cover with plastic wrap
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ cup onions chopped
  • 1tbs tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6 ounces chicken broth
  • ½ tsp fresh oregano chopped
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • Directions:
  1. Place soaked and softened chilies along with the chicken broth, and oregano in a beaker or large bowl.
  2. With an immersion blender puree until smooth. (or use a blender)
  3. In a medium sized sauce pot heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook the garlic and onions until softened.
  4. Add tomato paste, cook for 1 minute stirring constantly, now pour the chili pureed in stock into hot oil and tomato mixture.
  5. Cook for 3 minutes over medium heat and adjust seasoning to taste with pepper with salt.
Recipe by Harvest Eating at https://harvesteating.com/enchilada-sauce/