3 sauce recipes:
makes 2 cups
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules or equivelent
Sweat the garlic in the oil, then remove the clove.
Add the flour and chili powder to oil and brown lightly.
Add the tomato sauce, water and bouillon.
Stir until smooth
Brown Enchilada Sauce
makes 4 cups
1/2 cup oil
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup chili powder
1/2 cup flour
1 ttablespoon ground cumin
3 1/2 cups water
In a saucepan, heat the oil slightly,
then add the salt, pepper, chili powder,
flour, and cumin.
Stir until mixture thickens, the add water.
Continue stirring constantly til smooth and thick.
Red Chile Sauce
Makes 3 1/2 cups
6 oz. of dried ancho chiles (or your choice)
3 cups hot water
1/4 cup tomato sauce or tomato paste
1 clove garlic- minced
1/4 cup salad oil
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon crumbled oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Place chilies on baking sheet, toast lightly in a 400 degree oven
Let them cool, them remove stems and seeds
Rinse in cold water, drain,
then cover in 3 cups hot water for 1 hour
Place chiles in a blender with enough water to blend.
Blend until smooth, then put in saucepan
with remaining water, tomato sauce or paste, garlic, oil,
salt, oregano, and cumin.
Simmer gently for 10 -15 minutes, stirring gently.