Enchilada Sauce de Ancho

This is a very mild enchIlada sauce yet extremely flavorful.  Use in enchiladas, enchilada casserole, burritos, soups etc.


Put peppers and onion in a pan of water and bring to a boil

Core the tomatoes and set aside

Put oil, garlic, oregano, cumin and salt in food processor

When water comes to a boil add tomatoes for about 2 – 3 minutes or until skin cracks

Take tomatoes out, let cool and peal skin then put in food processor

De stem and de seed peppers then put in food processor and puree

Add the water

Press thru a fine mesh colander and your done!


Recipe – Makes 2 cups

  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 6 Dried Ancho Chilis
  • 1/2  White Onion
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Up to 1 Cup Filtered Water depending on how thin you like it

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