Today I am making some homemade
enchilada sauce. It is quick and easy and house smells good! It’s not as hard as you think and it’s
better than that canned stuff! Come join me in Tess’s kitchen. I recently bought a bag of these dried hot mexican chilis from Walmart. They say they are hot so I’m going to
use about four of them in this recipe. I can adjust the heat a little bit later
with some hot sauce or seasoning. First, cut off the ends of the dried
peppers. You’re going to see there’s going to be a lot of seeds and you want
to get them out. Just take your fingers and pull them in
half and get all the seeds out. In my cast iron pan on low medium, I’m going to toast the dried peppers for
about three minutes just until I can smell the peppers. This is going to release the oils and
give it a lot of flavor! Now for this next step you can use a
food processor as I am or you can use a blender. Putting the dry chilies in the
processor and covering with 2 cups of hot chicken broth and i’m going to set them to the side for 30 minutes. You can add hot vegetable broth or hot
water. After 30 minutes they’re nice and tender.
And I’m going to add five to six cloves of garlic. Now I’m adding one 28-ounce can of
tomatoes and you can add whole or diced. Now for a little twist! I’m adding
about four large roasted red bell peppers. I got a jar of these at the dollar tree.
You can’t beat a dollar! Giving that a pulse until it’s pureed. In a soup pot on medium heat i’m adding
about 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and 3 tablespoons of flour.
Cooking for about one to two minutes whisking constantly. I just wanna cook
that flour taste out. You will see the color change slightly.
Now carefully adding my tomatoes and giving a good stir. And now the flavor! I’m adding 3 tablespoons of chili powder. In addition iIm adding 1 teaspoon of
cumin, 1 teaspoon of thyme, 1 teaspoon of chipotle powder, 1 tablespoon of sugar
and 1 tablespoon of oregano. At this time give it a good stir. Give it
a taste and adjust your seasonings. Bring up to heat and simmer for 30
minutes. It is quick and easy and house smells
good! And let’s give it a test! Put your spoon
with the sauce and run your finger down the middle. If the sauce doesn’t run together it’s
ready and I must say it is delicious! Stay tuned for more Tess’s recipes. Serving over stuff poblano peppers and
that recipe is coming! This is absolutely delicious and did I
mention quick easy and inexpensive! I hope you make this and enjoy. A big Thanks for watching and please SUBSCRIBE to see
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