Recipe: Appetizing Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce.

Enchilada Sauce You can have Enchilada Sauce using 10 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Enchilada Sauce

  1. You need 4 of large dried California pepper pods.
  2. You need 2 tablespoons of minced garlic.
  3. Prepare 1 of large onion.
  4. You need 28 ounces of tomatoes.
  5. You need 1 teaspoon of whole leaf dried oregano.
  6. Prepare 1 teaspoon of kosher salt.
  7. You need 1 teaspoon of extra dark cocoa powder.
  8. It’s 1 teaspoon of ground cumin.
  9. Prepare 4 cups of water plus more for thinning if necessary.
  10. Prepare As needed of brown sugar if the peppers scorched during toasting.

Enchilada Sauce step by step

  1. Boil the water. Remove the skin from tomato. Dice the tomato and set aside..
  2. Heat a skillet dry. Toast the peppers till just fragrant. Set aside add the onion, tomatoes, and garlic to the skillet to toast also..
  3. Remove stems and seeds from the peppers. Add the peppers to the boiling water for 20-30 minutes covered. This will rehydrate and soften your peppers..
  4. Add the peppers and liquids in the peppers, to a blender. Now add the oregano, onion, salt, cumin, garlic, and tomatoes, to a blender. Liquidfy the ingredients..
  5. In a skillet heat the oil. Pour the ingredients from the blender into the hot skillet with the oil in it. Stir in the chocolate..
  6. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. It should be not thin, but just a bit thick, like a tomato ketchup..
  7. It may not be super delicious on its own. If it's too bitter add a little brown sugar at a time till the bitterness is toned down. It should taste good allowing the sauce and food you put it on compliment each other..
  8. Serve I hope you enjoy!!!.