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    Mexican Tomato Sauce

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    10 mins

    40 mins

    IngridH's Note:

    This is an outstanding alternative to canned enchilada sauce.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Drain the tomatoes, and reserve the juice.
    2. 2
      Chop the tomatoes, and set aside.
    3. 3
      In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.
    4. 4
      Add the onion, jalapeno and garilc.
    5. 5
      Cook until onion is translucent, but not browned, about 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the tomatoes and their juices, and all remaining ingedients, and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally for 20 - 30 minutes, or until the sauce thickens sllightly.
    7. 7
      Using a food processor or hand blender, puree the sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 24, 2013

      55

      Made this sauce to use for BEEF BURRITOS. Added one chipotle chili in adobo sauce (removing some of the seeds). Was great with a bit of heat but no burn. I also substituted a 16oz jar of tomato passata instead of tomatoes. Very easy recipe.

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    • on February 21, 2011

      45

      Very nice Mexican-flavored sauce! As written not as spicy as we normally like; I added about a teaspoon of hot chili powder to kick it up a bit. Used this in Chicken Enchilada Soup (Chicken Enchilada Soup) for the enchilada sauce and it worked well. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    • on August 28, 2009

      45

      Tasty sauce. Much milder then our regular enchilada sauce. Made as written. While this is very tasty and I would use this on chicken or to make saucy burritos would not use on enchiladas. Thanks so much for the post.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Tomato Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (192 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 86.9
     
    Calories from Fat 44
    51%
    Total Fat 4.9 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 16.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 5.3 g
    21%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

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