Thursday, October 27, 2011

Red Enchilada Sauce

Red Enchilada Sauce


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon minced onion
2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup salsa
1 can tomato paste
1 1/2 cups broth

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chili powders and cumin and saute for 1 minute.  Add the onion, oregano, ground black pepper, salt, parsley, salsa and tomato sauce.

Mix together and then stir in the broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for at least 30 minutes, adding some water if needed.

Based on this recipe from allrecipes.