Salsa de Chile Rojo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 58.5
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 234.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Introduction

Mexican Red Chile Sauce for Enchiladas
From Sunset cookbook
Mexican Red Chile Sauce for Enchiladas
From Sunset cookbook

Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    10-12 whole dried ancho chiles (may combine with pasilla or California green Chilies)
    3 C HOT water
    1/4 C Tomato sauce or paste
    1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
    1/4 C Salad Oil
    1 1/2 tsp Salt
    1 tsp Oregano leaves, minced or crumbled
    1/4 tsp Ground Cumin

Directions

1. Place chiles on a baking sheet. Toast lightly in the oven for 3-4 minutes only or until they give off a mild aroma.
2. Remove chiles from oven, let cool to touch. Remove and discard stems, seeds, and any pink pithy material inside chiles. Rinse in cool water, drain briefly, then cover chiles with HOT water; let stand 1 HOUR.
3. Place chiles in a blender with enough of the water to blend; whirl until smooth, then put through a wire strainer. Add remaining water, tomato sauce, garlic, oil, salt, oregano, and cumin. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors.
Makes 3 1/2 cups

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KIMIKO75.

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