Perfect Mexican Enchilada Sauce
INGREDIENTS
  • 3 T minced Garlic
  • 3/4 C Flour
  • 1/4 C Olive Oil
  • 1/3 C Chili Powder
  • 3 Tsp. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Tsp. Oregano
  • 2 C Beef Broth
  • 1 T Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 3 T Paprika
  • 6 C Water
  • 42 Oz. Tomato Sauce
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a small bowl combine Chili Powder, Cocoa Powder, Oregano, Cumin Powder, Cayenne Pepper and Paprika
  2. In Large stock pot add Olive oil and Garlic, brown on med heat and discard Garlic
  3. Add Flour on med/low heat create a roux ( brown the flour to a light carmel color)
  4. Carefully add the 6 cups of water, whisking after each cup is added to create a smooth sauce without lumps
  5. Add Tomato sauce all at once whisk until smooth
  6. Add Beef Broth repeating same step, whisk until smooth
  7. Add combined spices, whisk again turning heat to med/low stirring constantly just until beginning of boil, remove from heat