Red Enchilada Sauce (Salsa De Chile Rojo)

4
Deana Fromm

By
@Piscses

This is the homemade sauce I use for all our enchiladas

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Up to 12-15
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

10
dried pasilla, ancho or mexican chilies
1 c
beef broth
1-2 tsp
cumin
1-2 Tbsp
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
salt

INGREDIENTS

How to Make Red Enchilada Sauce (Salsa De Chile Rojo)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut ends off of dried chilies, de-seed (if desired)
  • 2Cut chilies into chucks and place in sauce pan with water just above the chilies. Slowly cook until chilies are very soft.
  • 3Place chilies in blender, blend until smooth. (sauce will be thick) Put blended chilies in pan with remaining water and add the broth.
  • 4Season to taste adding salt, and cayenne pepper to desired heat level. Simmer for about 1/2-1 hour.

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About Red Enchilada Sauce (Salsa De Chile Rojo)

Course/Dish: Salsas
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #Rojo, #Sauce-Mexican